TITLE

The Minefield of Language in Middle East Coverage

AUTHOR(S)
Wall, Beverly
PUB. DATE
September 2002
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Fall2002, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p81
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the dilemma in choosing the right language in the coverage of the Middle East violence. Explanation given by U.S. spokesman Ari Fleisher on the shift of the U.S. to using 'homicide bomber'; Comment given by CNN spokeswoman Christa Robinson on the term homicide bomber; Discussion on the construction of the English language, suicide bomber and homicide bombers.
ACCESSION #
7516862

 

Related Articles

  • SQUADRON IS TOP DEFENSE UNIT OF WESTERN NATIONS.  // Ebony;May1956, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p134 

    The article reports on the launching of the 1st Pilotless Bomber Squadron at Bitburg Air Base in Germany.

  • LOH outlines bomber plans. Fulghum, David A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/5/1993, Vol. 139 Issue 1, p26 

    Presents Air Combat Command (ACC) chief John Loh's testimony on bombers at the Senate Armed Services subcommittee on nuclear deterrence. Use of a precision guided bomb for the B-2; Replacement of the B-52H bombers; Consideration on the JDAM guidance system and the Northrop designed GPS Aided...

  • The Biplane's Last Hurrah. Laurier, Jim // World War II;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p60 

    The article features Great Britain's Fleet Air Arm torpedo bomber aircraft called Fairey Swordfish, which was successfully used against British enemies during the second world war.

  • Russian Unveils Bomber-Modernization Program. Fiszer, Michal; Gruszczynski, Jerzy // Journal of Electronic Defense;Feb2003, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p29 

    Discusses Russia's plan to upgrade its bombers. Secondary conventional role of strategic aviation forces; Stages of the modernization program; Life-extension program for the bombers.

  • B-2 setback. Mann, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;4/17/1995, Vol. 142 Issue 16, p19 

    Reports on some of the key findings of an independent study by the Institute for Defense Analyses on US requirements of bombers. Other details of the study and its impact.

  • The Global Nostalgia of a Non-global Language. Iveković, Rada // Faux Titre;2010, Vol. 359, p45 

    The article compares two languages, the English and the French, with French as local language of France and English as a global language. It discusses the separateness of two language dimensions, with one language being used at local level while the other being used for global purposes. It also...

  • Cash and Moco: The Cinematic Imposition of Border Law Through Intercultural Communicative Competence. Vera, Paul // Conference Papers -- National Communication Association;2008, p1 

    Two white males, Cash Bailey in Extreme Prejudice (1987) and Moco in El Mariachi (1992), define the boundaries of American and Mexican cultures as a hybridization of language, culture and violence. With intercultural communicative competence, Cash and Moco have "tamed" the border for the...

  • The Bombers...B-1 B-2 B-52. Kostrzewa, Pat // Flying Safety;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 56 Issue 1/2, p34 

    Provides information on the Class B flight mishaps of B-1, B-2 and B-52 bomber aircraft of the United States Air Force during the fiscal year 1999.

  • THE BOMBERS: B-1, B-2 AND B-52. Baker, Dan // Flying Safety;Jan/Feb2003, Vol. 59 Issue 1/2, p22 

    Deals with mishaps involving the B-1, B-2 and B-52 bombers of the U.S. Air Force in 2002.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics