Journalism and Mass Communication - Media and Communication Studies
Global crises are crises whose origins and consequences cannot be adequately incorporated or explained by national or even international frames of reference. They are considered to be endemic to the contemporary global world. The way they are presented in the news media proves to be important for their establishment as a global crisis and diversely affects their manner and progress. Media and communication scholars have sought to develop theoretical frameworks that recognize the spread of rapid, synchronized, vertical and horizontal news flows, and contra-flows, executed on a daily basis around the globe. This book is compiled in such a manner, that it will provide an in-depth knowledge about the theory and practice of global crisis reporting. It will provide comprehensive insights into this field. This book, with its detailed analyses and data, will prove immensely beneficial to professionals and students involved in this area at various levels.