Trauma and the Media

A book review from H-Net gets at what I’ll call the “practical” rhetoric of trauma in the media.

Anne Rothe. Popular Trauma Culture: Selling the Pain of Others in the Mass Media. London: Rutgers University Press, 2011. 224 pp. $72.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-5128-9; $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-5129-6.
Doug Underwood. Chronicling Trauma: Journalists and Writers on Violence and Loss. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2011. 244 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03640-8.
Reviewed by Jeanette McVicker

Published on Jhistory (June, 2013)

Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

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