Accessibly written, the book will be essential reading for advanced undergraduate and masters students, particularly of media studies, but also of sociology, politics and international relations.
Chapter 1: Nourishing the Cosmopolitan Imagination.
Chapter 2: Reporting the World Back to Itself.
Comparing news coverage to domestic and global publics.
Chapter 3: The Woman with the Samsonite Suitcase.
Journalists, Viewers, and Imagining how it is to be the Other.
Chapter 4: A Wave of Cosmopolitan Sentiment.
Television coverage of the Asian tsunami.
Chapter 5: Old Wars in News Programmes.
Cosmopolitanism, media and memory.
Chapter 6: Brushing Away the Flies.