Terrorism & the media dilemmas for government, journalists & the public

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Published by Brassey"s (US) in Washington .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Terrorism in mass media.,
  • Terrorism.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Other titlesTerrorism and the media.
Statementedited by Yonah Alexander and Richard Latter.
SeriesBrassey"s terrorism library
ContributionsAlexander, Yonah., Latter, Richard, 1949-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP96.T47 T47 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 147 p. ;
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2225887M
LC Control Number89070784

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