The Media Relations of the United States Armed Forces

Fitri, Dwi and Demirel, Kenan and Gakalo, Denis and Utesheva, Yuliya (2017) The Media Relations of the United States Armed Forces. Project Report. TU Ilmenau Thueringen, Germany. (Submitted)

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The purpose of this research paper is to describe the development, structure and functions of the media relations of the U.S. Armed Forces. It is widely known that the organizational structure of media relations of the U.S. Armed Forces and the limitations for the information flow to the media. Based on general questions, the changes in the structure of the U.S. Armed Forces, responsibilities of the media related units in the U.S. Armed Forces, ethical and normative principles of informational dissemination in the U.S. Military, instruments, rules and procedures of the U.S. Armed Forces to control information flow and proceeding external information request were examined. The military has tried to maximize the army’s influence over media and the reasons why control of information through media has always been important in the U.S. Armed Forces. An evaluation of the present situation is also provided with the implications that might have in the future. Moreover, in order to provide viable theoretical basis for this study, insights into the field of military communications including current discourse on organizational theories, military-oriented political communication, public relations and media relations were analyzed.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HP Peace and Conflict Resolution
U Military Science > U Military Science (General)
W Communication and Media Studies
Divisions: Faculty of Social and Political Sciences > Department of Communication
Depositing User: dwifitri
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2017 09:55
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2017 05:59

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