The New 'Others': Media and Society Post-September 11
Faculty of Arts, Griffith University
Faculty of Community Services, Education and Social Sciences
School of Communications and Multimedia
This issue of Media International Australia incorporating Culture & Policy is The New Others: media and society post-September 11, a date that now clearly has has enormous significance in all fields of social inquiry. In the Australian context it was part of an extraordinary sequence of events relating acts of terror to the creation of widespread fear of the new 'others', people of Muslim and Middle Eastern background. Media and Cultural Studies scholars explore some of the issues that confront us in this new political landscape.