Talking about 9/11: The influence of media images on Australian Muslims and non-Muslims’ recollections of 9/11
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Media coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks presented significant challenges to the way media audiences responded to and made sense of, and subsequently talked about, those events. Using data from four focus groups with Brisbane media audiences including Muslims and non-Muslims, this paper examines how some Australian news media audiences recollected the media coverage of the events of 9/11 and how that impacted on their perceptions and identity. We found that the media coverage continued to have an impact on the way study participants recollected 9/11, their perceptions of those events, the way they talked about them, and also on their identity
Australian Journal of Communication
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