Some Dared Call It Torture: Cultural Resonance, Abu Ghraib, and a Selectively Echoing Press

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleSome Dared Call It Torture: Cultural Resonance, Abu Ghraib, and a Selectively Echoing Press Author(S)Charles M. Rowling (Author)
Abstract  This study draws upon research on “indexing” and “cascading activation” to explore U.S. political and news discourse surrounding the Abu Ghraib prison scandal. Specifically, we systematically analyze White House, military, congressional, and news messages. ...Paginationp 1043–1061
SubjectCommunicationDescriptorsCommunication
Journal TitleJournal of Communication  
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