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We Keep America On Top Of The World

Author : Daniel Hallin
ISBN : 9781134874477
Genre : Social Science
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We Keep America on Top of the World is a lucid exploration of contemporary American journalism, with particular emphasis on its influential and controversial conponent - television news. Daniel Hallin's discussion encompasses the central and most controversial issues in the study of journalism: the wars in Vietnam and Central America; US-Soviet summits; the origin of the ten-second soundbite; the differences between print and television journalism; and the tension between professionalism and populism. We Keep America on Top of the World offers a distinctive approach to understanding an institution torn between the imperatives of the market, political ideology and popular fashion, and journalistic professionalism. It will be essential reading for students of media, communication and journalism.

International Media Research

Author : John R. Corner
ISBN : 9781134667550
Genre : Social Science
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International Media Research offers a rigorous and critical review of key approaches and concerns that have recently defined the field of media research. In this clearly argued collection of essays, the contributors analyze and reflect upon dominant themes and debates that have made media research an increasingly important element of cultural theory. The volume begins with a critical evaluation of the work of the leading media scholar, Elihu Katz, and continues with an exploration of the relationship between media studies and adjacent disciplines: cultural studies and gender and sexuality. Contributors drawn from Britain, America, Canada and Belgium consider the relationships between media research and media policy in different national and international contexts. Focusing on the European Union, East-Central Europe, North America and Latin America, chapters assess the impact of social, economic and political circumstances on policy debates and the shaping of the research agenda. The final chapter adopts a transatlantic perspective in tracing and analysing the history of the media's role in reporting war.

Arab Media Moguls

Author : Naomi Sakr
ISBN : 9780857737472
Genre : Performing Arts
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People are on the move across the Arab world, organizing politically in new ways. The Arab media have also undergone a transformation and are still in a state of flux. It is therefore crucial to be able to discuss political initiatives in the region in the light of media developments. This authoritative book answers key questions about the connections between media and political change in the Arab world. Using research into, for example, practices of Internet users, journalists, demonstrators and producers of reality TV, it explores the interface between public interaction over the airwaves, at the polls and on the streets. A lively group of contributors explores such issues as whether young people are served well by new media, whether blogging is an influential political tool, whether satellite news helps or hinders diasporic communities politically, and much more. Engaging with debates at the heart of public affairs and popular culture in Arab countries, this book addresses everyone who seeks to grasp the media politics of this central, often misunderstood region.

Journalism Ethics

Author : Martin Hirst
ISBN : PSU:000056305685
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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An examination of the ethics of journalism in practice, this study covers the social context of the newsroom, the economics of the news industry and cultural expectations of what constitutes news.

Screening The Public Sphere

Author : Saima Saeed
ISBN : UCSD:31822040763864
Genre : Political Science
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For centuries, democracy and development have steered the imagination of governments, citizens, intelligentsia and policymakers alike. Democracy without free media is a contradiction, while development without democracy is futile. Highlighting the power and significance of contemporary media, this book deconstructs news and news-making on Indian television. In exploring the concepts of 'sense-making' and 'meaning-generation', it examines how news and the dissemination of information and opinion influence the public sphere, participatory democracy, citizenship and civil society. Providing an original interpretation of the paradigmatic shifts in news content and newsroom practices, this book focuses on changing ownership patterns, increasing 'entertainmentalization' of news and the resultant 'developmental reportage deficit'. At the same time, it confronts the uneasy and critical consequences of commercialization and rising sensationalism in news media. Finally, it discusses the role of Public Service Broadcasting, journalistic ethics, objectivity, and the politics of language and ideology in the media today, pointing to the need for greater diversity of content on the one hand and an emphasis on public interest in media policy-making, on the other. Drawing upon comprehensive empirical data, the democracy–media–development relationship is demonstrated through critical analyses of the media's coverage of recent news events. This includes exhaustive content examination of news programmes on all major news channels of India, surveys with media experts and news professionals by way of questionnaires, and interviews with the audience to gauge the impact of media content on their understanding of social, political and economic issues. This volume will be especially useful to those in journalism, media and communication studies, as also to students of political science, sociology and economics.

Shattering The Ink Mirror

Author : James Augustus Cane
ISBN : UCAL:$C138707
Genre : Argentina
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World Communication

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ISBN : IND:30000075053730
Genre : Communication
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Journalism Quarterly

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ISBN : UOM:39015046791698
Genre : Journalism
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Includes section "Book reviews" and other bibliographical material.

Contemporary Television

Author : David French
ISBN : 8170365171
Genre : Television broadcasting
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Mass Communication

Author : Denis McQuail
ISBN : 1412922410
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 67. 41 MB
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Denis McQuail's major work in Mass Communication is another essential part of the SAGE Benchmark series. Drawing on both classic and contemporaneous sources, McQuail guides us through the central defining papers that anchor this field. Taken together, the four volumes provide access to the key debates within the field and all the main lines of research that have emerged.

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