Of Mice and Monsignors: The Press and Canadian Policy Towards the Middle East

B.E. Burton, T.A. Keenleyside

Abstract


Abstract:
Press coverage of the Middle East by Canadian
daily newspapers is analyzed and compared over the last
quarter of 1985 and the period December 1987 to
September 1988. The principal areas explored are press
bias vis-à-vis Israel and the Arabs/Palestinians and the
implications of the coverage for Canadian foreign
policy.


Résumé:
Cette étude analyse et compare la couverture de
presse du Moyen-Orient par les quotidiens canadiens
pendant le dernier trimestre de l'année 1985 et la
période décembre 1987 à septembre 1988. Les domaines
principaux examinés sont le préjugé de presse en face
d'Israël et des Arabes/Palestiniens et la portée de la
couverture pour la politique étrangère canadienne.

Keywords


Canadian press analysis; Middle East coverage/Canadian; Canadian policy

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22230/cjc.1991v16n3a623

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