Taking global crises in the news seriously: Notes from the dark side of globalization

  title={Taking global crises in the news seriously: Notes from the dark side of globalization},
  author={Simon Cottle},
  journal={Global Media and Communication},
  pages={77 - 95}
  • Simon Cottle
  • Published 1 August 2011
  • Political Science, Art
  • Global Media and Communication
From climate change to the war on terror, from financial meltdowns to forced migrations, from pandemics to world poverty and from humanitarian disasters to the denial of human rights, these and other global crises represent the dark side of our global age. They are spawned by it. When represented within today’s world news ecology such ‘global crises’ can also shape processes of globalization — deepening our sense of globality and, possibly, contributing to what Ulrich Beck’s discerns as a… 
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