Strategic Communications or Democratic Propaganda?

  title={Strategic Communications or Democratic Propaganda?},
  author={Philip Meadows Taylor},
  journal={Journalism Studies},
  pages={437 - 441}
  • P. Taylor
  • Published 1 January 2002
  • Sociology
  • Journalism Studies
The war on terrorism includes a communication front to obtain the support of world public opinion. The stakes are high for governments, the media, and government-owned media. This debate focuses on how government attempts to inuence media. Scholar Philip M. Taylor argues that the free, democratic media of any country have become an unreliable mirror of society, requiring governments to conduct international information campaigns. Hussein Y. Amin describes the Arabic government media system as… 
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