Dissertation > History, geography > History of America, > North America > United States

U.S. media on the impact of the Vietnam War

Author YuGuiShuang
Tutor LiuDeBin
School Jilin University
Course World History
Keywords Mass Media Vietnam War Political influence Antiwar movement
CLC K712
Type Master's thesis
Year 2005
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In all the wars in American history, the Vietnam war for the first time by American mass media is the most widely reported. At all stages of the war, the mass media for the government's war policy also showed a different attitude. From initial doubts, strongly support to emerging until the last attitudes fundamental shift, violently attacked the government, anti-war development climax. This paper firstly summarizes the general situation of the development of American media and political influence and social function; Then emphatically analyzed the effects of mass media on the Vietnam war in the United States, this paper expounds the war each stage the mass media for the government policy of attitude; Finally explains the mass media affects the deep reason of the war. This article from multiple perspectives analysis the influence factors of the foreign war and understand the American political philosophy, has the very vital significance.

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