ERIC Number: EJ371882
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1988
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Trouble in the Backyard: Soviet Media Reporting on the Afghanistan Conflict.
Downing, John D. H.
Journal of Communication, v38 n2 p5-32 Spr 1988
Presents a qualitative analysis of Soviet media coverage of Afghanistan from 1979 to 1986, showing that several familiar themes, from unpopular guerrillas to national security, are used to justify the Soviet presence in Afghanistan. Compares Soviet press coverage of Afghanistan with U.S. coverage of El Salvador, revealing several parallels. (ARH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Afghanistan; El Salvador; United States; USSR