The Evolution of the Concept of Jihad in the New York Times: A Case Study of the Coverage of Afghanistan
This thesis explores the use of the terms jihad, mujahedeen, and jihadists, in relation to the coverage of Afghanistan. The focus is on how the New York Times, a major journalistic actor, participated in changing the connotations of the terms in different political contexts from 1987 – 2015.
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