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Title Journalism : critical issues / edited by Stuart Allan
Published Maidenhead : Open University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 390 pages.)
Contents Introduction : Hidden in plain sight : journalism's critical issues / Stuart Allan -- Part I. Journalism's histories -- Intimately intertwined in the most public way : celebrity and journalism / P. David Marshall -- Race, ideology and journalism : black power and television news / Jane Rhodes -- The 'gender matters' debate in journalism : lessons from the front / Linda Steiner -- Journalism ethics : towards an Orwellian critique? / Richard Keeble -- News on the Web : the emerging forms and practices of online journalism / Stuart Allan -- Part II. Journalism and democracy -- Is there a democratic deficit in US and UK journalism? / Robert A. Hackett -- Active citizen or couch potato? : journalism and public opinion / Justin Lewis, Karin Wahl-Jorgensen -- In defence of 'thick' journalism; or how television journalism can be good for us / Simon Cottle -- Fourth estate or fan club? : sports journalism engages the popular / David Rowe -- McJournalism : the local press and the McDonaldization thesis / Bob Franklin -- The emerging chaos of global news culture / Brian McNair -- Part III. Journalism's realities -- Journalism through the camera's eye / Barbie Zelizer -- Mighty dread : journalism and moral panics / Chas Critcher -- Communication or spin? : source-media relations in science journalism / Alison Anderson, Alan Petersen, Matthew David -- Risk reporting : why can't they ever get it right? / Susanna Hornig Priest -- News talk : interaction in the broadcast news interview / Ian Hutchby
Summary This edited collection introduces news media studies to the undergraduate reader. Drawing together an exciting selection of original essays from journalism, cultural studies and media studies, this text highlights several of the most significant topics and debates in this field. Journalism is organized to address aseries of themes pertinent to the ongoing conceptual developmentof news media studies around the globe, with a particular focus on work conducted in the United States and Britain. An introductory chapter by the editor sets the scene for the discussion by providing a concise, up-to-date overview of several key issues relating to the study of news and journalism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Journalism.
Form Electronic book
Author Allan, Stuart, 1962- editor
ISBN 0335224016 (electronic bk.)
9780335224012 (electronic bk.)