The Mediation of Insurrectionary Symbolic Damage

@article{Cammaerts2013TheMO,
  title={The Mediation of Insurrectionary Symbolic Damage},
  author={Bart Cammaerts},
  journal={The International Journal of Press/Politics},
  year={2013},
  volume={18},
  pages={525 - 548}
}
  • Bart Cammaerts
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • The International Journal of Press/Politics
In this article, the intricate relationship between the logic of damage as an act of political communication and its mediation is addressed. The mediation of protest by mainstream media is often deemed to be one-sided, biased in favor of the establishment and predominantly antiprotest, focusing on the spectacular crowding out real debate on the issues. A content analysis of the 2010 U.K. student protests as reported by four U.K. newspapers found this to be only partially true. The use of… Expand
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