News Reports Research of CCTV about Libyan War
|Keywords||CCTV War news reporting Libya|
Adhering to the motto “Found on News”, China Central Television (CCTV for short) always attachesimportance to the coverage of major incidents, reports international events proactively and try to build up aworld class media with advanced technology, abundant information, wide-range coverage and stronginfluence. For the theme of international peace and development is severely affected by Libyan war, thecoverage of this conflict relate to not only the image of CCTV about reporting international events in mediabut also the manipulation of China’s say in major international issue and protection of national image.Referring to the coverage of Libyan war, lots of approaches which taken by CCTV are worth learning.For the feature of war is violence and unpredicted, reports of war is different from other fields in coverage.The selection of entry point needs more prudent. The content needs objective and as detailed as possible.War is the highest form of political competition and inevitably companies with interests gaming betweenboth sides, so digging into the coverage about Libyan war of CCTV would benefit our summarizing ofwar-report laws, expose the problems in coverage and have theoretical and practical significance inreferring and learning the way of reporting major international issues.The issue has five parts: in first part, the theory of war news and feature of coverage about war bytelevision will be discussed and analyzed; secondly there will be a review of status quo about Libyan warreporting; in the third part, the text analysis will be used to analyze the coverage of Libyan war which isreported by CCTV in three perspectives and forth part will discuss the develop research; in the last part, itwill elaborate the review and reflection of CCTV’s coverage about Libyan war.