'Shows via compelling empirical data and analyses that the United Kingdom's print media have systematically framed post-Cold war conflicts in ways that put their own governments and leaders in a favorable light. As these conflicts have almost invariably involved invading other and weaker countries, officials readily assume rights of aggression and a world of sovereign inequality; and so do the mainstream media. This is a valuable contribution both to media studies and the modalities of conflict in the age of "humanitarian intervention." ' Edward S. Herman, Professor Emeritus of Finance at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and co-author with Noam Chomsky of Manufacturing Consent and The Political Economy of Human Rights -- .
Philip Hammond is Reader in Media and Communications at London South Bank University