Title

The Relationship between Western Governments, Military and the Media during conflicts since 1980

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Faculty

Faculty of Computing, Health and Science

School

School of Computer and Information Science

RAS ID

3914

Comments

Hutchinson, W. (2005). The Relationship between Western Governments, Military and the Media during conflicts since 1980. In proceedings of the Proceedings of 6th Australian Information Warfare & Security Conference. Melbourne, VIC: Deakin University

Abstract

This paper examines the stages in the government control of the information flow Ji-om the media during periods of conflict. It posits that the process has changed from one of control by secrecy and narrow disclosure to a fully integrated government and media perception management system, Facts are no manipulated to produce a story but a st01y is formulated and fact chosen to create it. Journalism has now become an arm of government.

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