Media, government and manipulation: the cases of the two Gulf Wars
School of Computer and Information Science, Edith Cowan University
Place of Publication
Perth, Western Australia
Faculty of Computing, Health and Science
School of Computer and Information Science / Centre for Security Research
This paper explores the bias and manipulation of the Western mass media during the Gulf wars of 1991 and 2003. The tactics of compliance and the ethics of the press and journalists are examined. The need for a pluralist press is extolled.