Accession Number : ADA267545


Title :   Themes Presented and Source Diversity in Elite Newspaper Coverage of Operation Restore Hope


Descriptive Note : Master's thesis


Corporate Author : AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH


Personal Author(s) : James, Bryon L


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a267545.pdf


Report Date : Apr 1993


Pagination or Media Count : 57


Abstract : This content analytic study identifies the themes most frequently presented and sources most often attributed in elite newspaper coverage of Operation Restore Hope, the relief effort in Somalia. The first two chapters introduce the reader to the study and reviews related research, focusing on the media agenda setting function, the dynamic relationship that has existed between the military and the media during military conflicts in recent history, and the media's reliance upon official government sources as news sources. The remaining chapters detail the methods and procedures used to analyze newspaper articles in the Los Angeles Times, New York Times and Washington Post. discuss these findings and bring this text to a logical conclusion


Descriptors :   *MILITARY OPERATIONS , *MEDIA , *NEWSPAPERS , THESES , SOMALIA , JOURNALISM


Subject Categories : Information Science
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE