The April 2011 (Volume 4, 1) issue of Media, War & Conflict is devoted to the CNN Effect. Interestingly, one of the pieces is on Japanese foreign disaster relief in the 1990s as related to the CNN effect (Van Belle and Potter).
The CNN effect reconsidered: mapping a research agenda for the future, by Piers Robinson
Time to move on: new media realities – new vulnerabilities of power, by Nik Gowing
The CNN effect reconsidered (again): problematizing ICT and global governance in the CNN effect research agenda, by Steven Livingston
Did the Global War on Terror end the CNN effect? by Babak Bahador
Media and foreign policy in central and eastern Europe post 9/11: in from the cold? by Ekaterina Balabanova
Japanese foreign disaster assistance: the ad hoc period in international politics and the illusion of a CNN effect, by Douglas A Van Belle and David M Potter