Compare and Contrast the way the Media has handeled the Falklands conflict and the Gulf War

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Compare and Contrast the way in which the media has handled the Falklands War and the Gulf War. "You can win the battle but lose the war if you don't handle the story right." General Colin Powell in a speech to the National Defence University, 1990. Both the Gulf War and the Falklands War were extremely different not only in how they were fought but also how the media covered them. In this paper there will …

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