Politicians, Photographers, and a Pope

  title={Politicians, Photographers, and a Pope},
  author={T. J. Thomson and Gregory P. Perreault and Margaret Duffy},
  journal={Journalism Studies},
  pages={1313 - 1330}
Pope Francis’s 2015 visit to Cuba provided a unique opportunity for a comparative study of state-controlled and independent media systems. This study, grounded in the interpretivist tradition, uses symbolic convergence theory and fantasy theme analysis to explore how visuals created by United States-based AP Images, United Kingdom-based Reuters, and Cuba-based Prensa Latina reveal the underlying rhetorical visions, ideologies, and priorities of each culture’s media system. More specifically… 
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