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Wisdom We Can Teach from Images of War

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Setting moral considerations aside—if that is ever possible—war is good for my business. Most of my research is on the interplay of warfare, visual mass media, government policy, and public opinion. So every time the world’s television screens fill with cruise missiles and firefights, my phone rings with requests for comments or interviews by journalists, and sales of my books rise. I worry, however, that reporters are misrepresenting my work, perhaps in part because I’m trying to compress my conclusions too much in interviews.

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