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Title The Impact of News Photos on Support for Military Action
Year 2013
Access date 28.04.2014
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Drawing on an experiment embedded in an online survey, this paper examines the impact of  news photos on support for military action. Respondents were asked about support for ongoing military 
involvement in Afghanistan while being randomly exposed to one of two photos, one of a soldier with  a child, the other of a soldier with a gun. The latter photo decreases expressed support for war. The 
effect also appears to have been greater for those who self-identify as being very interested in international affairs. Results are discussed as they pertain to the potentially profound role of mass media in generating support (or not) for foreign military engagements.
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Year of publication2013
Bibliographic typeConferences, workshops, tutorials, presentations