militainment


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Noun1.militainment - entertainment with military themes in which the Department of Defense is celebrated
entertainment, amusement - an activity that is diverting and that holds the attention
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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Fast forward and it was the 1991 Gulf War that catapulted CNN to international viewership as what looked like constant real time militainment of dramatic footage and narratives kept people glued to their television sets.
This symbiotic relationship produces a brand of "militainment" characterized by whitewashed representations of war that make it palatable--and even desirable--to mainstream audiences (see Roger Stahl's Militainment, Inc.
The Military Power of Iron Man: The DOD-Hollywood Complex and Militainment
For example, war results from a political conflict which, if presented in an entertaining form, we can described as either militainment or politainment or even infotainment depending on the way a news report frames the story.