Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 October 2016

232 Pages | 44 bw halftone, 1 bw line art


ISBN: 9780190604318

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Stories Without Borders

The Berlin Wall and the Making of a Global Iconic Event

Julia Sonnevend

  • Offers insights into the process by which the global media cements certain events into public memory
  • A thorough analysis of the way in which the fall of the Berlin Wall was mythologized, and ultimately transformed into a story with significance beyond that of the event itself
  • Blends communication studies, journalism, and sociology to reveal the impact of media reporting on contemporary culture

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