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Title Journalism, society, and politics in the digital media era / edited by Nael Jebril, Stephen Jukes, Sofia Iordanidou and Emmanouil Takas
Published Bristol, UK ; Chicago, USA : Intellect, 2020
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 211 pages) : iilustrations
Contents Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Introduction : The digital media era: Challenges and transformations -- Part I: Civic media literacies and journalism pedagogy -- 1. Civic media literacies: Re-imagining engagement for civic intentionality -- 2. Global voices in journalism education -- Part II: Social media and political participation -- 3. Social web-induced changes in protest culture: A model of an ad hoc public counter-discourse based on the case of the controversy surrounding #Aufschrei (#Outrage)
4. Snap election surprises: A quantitative analysis of Facebook use by political actors in the 2017 UK election -- Part III: News making and consumption strategies -- 5. How social media and technology are challenging journalists' perceptions of their role -- 6. Political reporting in the digital media era: Norms, attitudes and performance -- 7. News consumption strategies in the young Swedish media audience -- Part IV: Media framing and representation
8. The Christian community in the Syrian conflict: Social representations of the Christian minority in the online newspapers of Greece, Britain and France -- 9. Presentations of the Ukrainian Crisis in the French press -- Notes on contributors -- Back Cover
Summary Advances in digital communication have affected the relationship between society, journalism and politics within different contexts in varied ways and intensities. This volume, combining interdisciplinary academic and professional perspectives, assesses the impact of the digital media environment on citizens, journalists and politicians in diverse sociopolitical landscapes. The first part evaluates the transformative power of media literacy in the digital age and the challenges that journalism pedagogy encounters in global and fragmented environments. The second part critically examines the methods in which social media is used by politicians and activists to communicate during political campaigns and social protests. The third part analyses the impact of digitalization on professional journalism and news consumption strategies. The fourth part offers a range of case studies that illustrate the significant challenges facing online media regarding the framing and representation of communities in crisis and shifting contexts. The book is intended to introduce readers to the crucial dynamic and diverse challenges that affect our societies and communitive practices as a result of the interplay between digital media and political and societal structures
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 15, 2020)
Subject Digital media
Digital media -- Social aspects
Digital media -- Political aspects
Form Electronic book
Author Jebril, Nael, 1980- editor
Jukes, Stephen, editor
Iordanidou, Sofia, editor
Takas, Emmanouil, editor
ISBN 9781789381696