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Your Country, Our War: The Press and Diplomacy in Afghanistan

Katherine A. Brown


This book reviews how news intersects with international politics and discusses the global power and reach of the U.S. news media, especially within the context of the post-9/11 era. It is based on years of interviews conducted between 2009 and 2017, in Kabul, Washington, and New York. The book draws together communications scholarship on hegemony and the U.S. news media’s relationship with American society and the government (i.e. indexing and cascading; agenda-building and agenda-setting; framing; and conflict reportage) along with how national bias and ethnocentrism are fixed phenomena in i ... More

Keywords: war correspondence, national security, journalism, nationalism, Afghanistan, agenda setting, framing, ethnocentrism, hegemony, journalism development

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190879402
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190879402.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Katherine A. Brown, author
Adjunct Professorial Lecturer, School of International Service, American University