ERIC Number: ED390766
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
The Media and the Image of War. Study Guide. Episode #724. America's Defense Monitor, Educational TV for the Classroom.
This program examines the series of myths generated by the media about war, peace, and the use of force. This episode explores the emergence of the popular interpretation of violence by "good" citizens who use violence to produce positive results during wartime. The study guide offers questions to use before viewing the video, questions to follow the video, classroom activities to focus student thinking on the problem, topics for further research, and a list of 10 resources. (EH)
Descriptors: Censorship, Freedom, Higher Education, Information Dissemination, Information Policy, Mass Media, Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Role, Military Organizations, Military Service, National Defense, National Security, Press Opinion, Secondary Education, Social Studies, War, World Affairs
Center for Defense Information, 1500 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20005 ($25 per VHS copy; educational discounts available).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Center for Defense Information, Washington, DC.
Note: This brochure accompanies a VHS videotape of the same title (not available from EDRS). For other study guides in this series, see SO 025 635-642.