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War 2.0: perception of war by a media saturated society

Journal: Sociosfera (Vol.2, No. 2)

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Page : 9-10

Keywords : war; Baudrillard; Web 2.0; Internet; Media Studies; Gulf War; Information Environment;

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Electronic mass media changed the way we perceive world events including military conflicts. In the 60?70-s television conveyed the horrors of Vietnam war to an ordinary American living-room. Army was quick to learn a lesson so, for the time being, military conflicts began to be orchestrated as a television show where good defeats evil in a bloodless fight. The advent of the age of Web 2.0 and diffusion of digital technologies have made it impossible to control media coverage

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