The CNN Effect: The Search for a Communication Theory of International Relations

@article{Gilboa2005TheCE,
  title={The CNN Effect: The Search for a Communication Theory of International Relations},
  author={E. Gilboa},
  journal={Political Communication},
  year={2005},
  volume={22},
  pages={27 - 44}
}
  • E. Gilboa
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • Political Communication
  • This study investigates the decade long effort to construct and validate a communications theory of international relations that asserts that global television networks, such as CNN and BBC World, have become a decisive actor in determining policies and outcomes of significant events. It systematically and critically analyzes major works published on this theory, known also as the CNN effect, both in professional and academic outlets. These publications include theoretical and comparative works… CONTINUE READING
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