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Conference Proceeding

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Conference Name

Jan Tinbergen European Peace Science Conference

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The war of the decade is the war on terror. It is a war fought as surely in the public domain of communication and culture as on other battlefields. News organizations that aspire to a global audience constitute this public domain and bring it to the internet. They write and broadcast on the internet because it is their infrastructure for reaching a global audience. This paper assesses how this war is playing itself out in the globalizing media.


This is one part of a larger project that is described in the file "Globalizing Media and International News" and at