Packaging Terrorism

Co-opting the News for Politics and Profit


Packaging Terrorism investigates how American media have identified and covered international terrorism and violence since September 11, 2001.
  • Compares US coverage with that of British and Arab media
  • Discusses the priorities, assumptions, political debates, deadline pressures and bottom-line considerations that will continue to influence coverage in the future
  • Suggests how terrorism could be better covered by the media going forwards
  • Wiley; February 2009
  • ISBN 9781444306057
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF format
  • Title: Packaging Terrorism
  • Author: Susan Moeller
  • Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell

About The Author

Susan Moeller is the Director of the International Center for Media and the Public Agenda (ICMPA) at the University of Maryland, College Park.