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Author Tomlinson, Robert, 1952 October 24- author.

Title Covering the Shìa : English press representation of the Lebanese Shìa 1975-1985 / Robert Tomlinson
Published Lanham : Lexington Books, [2018]


Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 151 pages)
Contents Musa al-Sadr and the Shià narratives in Lebanon -- The Shià expulsion from Nabà -- The effects of the Iranian revolution on the Lebanese Shià -- The Israeli invasion of Lebanon 1982 -- Epilogue
Summary This book contrasts Western media coverage of the Lebanese Shià with their own narrative constructed during the 1975-1985 time frame. Robert Tomlinson reveals how the coverage of a critical population in Lebanon was misrepresented and how that misrepresentation haunts Western media coverage of the group today
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on November 28, 2018)
Subject Ṣadr, Mūsá
Ṣadr, Mūsá
Shīʿah -- History -- Press coverage -- Lebanon
Press coverage.
Lebanon -- History -- Civil War, 1975-1990 -- Press coverage
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018044118
ISBN 9781498565486