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Journalism in Democracies During Times of War: Examining the Role of Indian and US Media

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  • Aradhana Sharma

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    This paper examines the larger issue of how a ‘free’ media performs during times of war with particular reference to US and India using case studies. It focuses on ‘national security’ becoming a major pivot around which the media discourse is shaped. How the media practices ‘patriotic’ self-censorship and how governments stoke this ‘patriotic’ tendency to get support for their own agenda. [CCMG Working paper]. URL:[http://jmi.ac.in/upload/menuupload/Aradhana___WAR&DemoWorkingPaper_on_3Jan2012.pdf].

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    Paper provided by eSocialSciences in its series Working Papers with number id:4943.

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    Date of creation: Apr 2012
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    Keywords: US; India; media; patriotic; conflict; war; democracy; patriotic; self-censorship; case studies; freedom; national security; democratic and participative media; political system; participation; scrutiny;

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    1. S. Illeris & G. Akehurst, 2002. "Introduction," The Service Industries Journal, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 22(1), pages 1-3, January.
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