Take Two: Allies combine to strike chemical weapons facilities

Articulate takes two separate looks at the events that have unfolded in Syria this weekend, in an effort to show how the way a story is told can provide the reader a very different perception of what has happened. You can find the alternative text here.

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New Media; New Moral Panics

Published in 1972, Stanley Cohen’s seminal text Folk Devils and Moral Panics looked at the way traditional print media used exaggeration, distortion and symbolism and how that could create ‘Folk Devils’ and potentially fuel further deviance.

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