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Author Reynalds, Jeremy.

Title Homeless culture and the media : How the media educate audiences in their protrayal of America's homeless culture / written by Jeremy Reynalds
Published Youngstown, NY : Campria Press, 2006


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Description viii, 189 pages ; 22 cm
Contents 1. Background and significance of the study -- Introduction -- Outline -- General statement of the issue or problem -- Project overview -- Question form -- Education and culture -- Research statements -- Definition of significant terms -- Researcher biases and limitations of the study -- 2. Review of relevant literature -- Introduction -- The informal educational function of the media -- Entertainment-education and media agenda-setting -- The media and the homeless -- The poor : a biblical perspective -- 3. Research methods -- 4. Findings -- Interviews -- Summary of interviews with the homeless, by themes -- Interviews with national media professionals -- Interviews with local media professionals -- 5. Analytical overview of the interviews -- 6. Entertainment-education theory/biblical theory -- Entertainment-education theory -- Simplemente Maria -- Biblical theory -- 7. Analysis -- Research question -- Analysis overview -- A reporter's world view guides the questions -- Analysis of stories of the homeless and crime -- Violence in general on television -- Negativity and the homeless -- Linking the word "homeless" with criminal activity -- 8. Conclusion and recommendations -- Opportunities for further study -- Appendix A. Statistical analysis -- Content ratings by category and media -- Analysis details -- Appendix B. Questions asked of the homeless -- Appendix C. Interviews with the homeless -- Appendix D. Ethnographic field research -- Introduction -- Methodology -- Observation -- Appendix E. Who the homeless are (interviews) -- Interview methodology -- Appendix F. The homeless in shelter activity logs -- Appendix G. Analysis of shelter log data
Summary Explores how the homeless are presented by the media and consequently, how public perceptions of the homeless are shaped
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Homelessness in mass media.
LC no. 2011281130
ISBN 097735671X