Mission Invisible: Race, Religion, and News at the Dawn of the 9/11 Era

Mission Invisible: Race, Religion, and News at the Dawn of the 9/11 Era

By: Mahmoud Eid (author), Ross Perigoe (author)Hardback

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Media communication specialists and students, anti-racist and critical scholars, and others interested in racism in the media would be well-served by this book.

About Author

Ross Perigoe was an associate professor of journalism at Concordia University. Mahmoud Eid is an associate professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Ottawa.


Preface Introduction: Mission Visible? Rationale Why 9/11 and Canada? Why Racism? Why Muslims? Why The Gazette? Overview 1 Mission Recognition The Event The Medium The Moment The Message The Method The Procedure 2 Mission Ambition Impact of the Media Journalists' Agendas 3 Mission Decision The Rhetoric of Racism The Discourse of Racism The Discourse of Anti-Racism 4 Mission Oppression The Discourses of Grief The Discourses of Justification for War The Discourses of Readying for War The Discourses of Orientalism 5 Mission Perception Shock and Disbelief Denial Blamelessness Anger Personal Safety Revenge Racial Profiling Fear and Moral Panic Acceptance Impact on Quebecers 6 Mission Opposition Descriptive Analysis of Muslims' Voices Discursive Themes of Muslims' Voices The Discourse of the "Good" Muslim 7 Mission Position Writings on Leaders' Voices Writings on White Victims' Voices Writings on Muslims' Voices 8 Mission Envision Representations of Leaders' Voices Representations of White Victims' Voices Representations of Muslims' Voices 9 Mission Completion The Journalistic Process in Context Newsgathering Practices The Effects of the Messages The Anti-Terrorism Act Racial Profiling 10 Mission Condition The Gazette: Success or Failure? White Readership Muslim Readership Journalistic Leadership Conclusion: Mission Invisible! Why Invisible? Correcting Vision Hindsight 20/20 Notes; References; Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774826471
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780774826471
  • weight: 620
  • ISBN10: 0774826479

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