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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
Have you ever wondered how organizations decide which news is important? This insightful book portrays in detail everyday work in three news agencies: Swedish TT, Italian ANSA and the worldwide Reuters. This unique study is about organizing rather than journalism, revealing two accelerating phenomena: cybernization (machines play a more and more central... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 32.99
This provocative book argues that not only do U.S. news media have the duty to cover international events that affect the interests of the public and the government, but they also should 'shake awake the world's conscience' by bringing more attention to international conflict and suffering?in hopes of spurring humanitarian action or intervention to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 125.00
The new research presented in this volume suggests that general perceptions (cultural, psychological, geographical), allied to the customs and values of journalism, and underpinned by the uses of technology, significantly shape international news. This gives rise to a blend of the old and the new; traditions of cultural centredness and innovative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 155.00
Since South Korea achieved partial democracy in 1987, the country has moved away from authoritarian political control. However, after two decades of democratic transition, South Korea still does not have a strong liberal, individualist culture ? something that has brought about a wide range of scholarly discussion on the nature of democracy practised... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95
Social Policy, the Media and Misrepresentation examines aspects of news media reporting of social policy and how such coverage can influence processes of policy-making and implementation. It offers an appraisal of the complex inter-relationships between news media, news sources, the content of media coverage of social policy and its impact on audiences,... more...
- Scribner 2006; US$ 14.00
In the course of more than sixty years spent covering Washington politics, Helen Thomas has witnessed a raft of fundamental changes in the way news is gathered and reported. Gone are the days of frequent firsthand contact with the president. Now, the press sees the president only at tightly controlled and orchestrated press conferences. In addition,... more...
- NYU Press 2001; US$ 89.00
The current, heated debates over hate speech and pornography were preceded by the equally contentious debates over the "free and open press" in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Thus far little scholarly attention has been focused on the development of the concept of political press freedom even though it is a form of civil liberty... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 27.00
The media today are frequently in conflict with people in the public eye ? be they politicians and celebrities ? over the disclosure of private information and behaviour. Historically, journalists have had latitude to ?name and shame? malfeasance of public officials and criminal behaviour, but disputes are increasingly emerging over disclosure of non-criminal... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 15.00
A sobering look at the intimate relationship between political power and the news media, When the Press Fails argues the dependence of reporters on official sources disastrously thwarts coverage of dissenting voices from outside the Beltway. The result is both an indictment of official spin and an urgent call to action that questions... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 42.00
Offers an introduction to the history, theory, politics and potential future of British newspapers. This book focuses on the relationship between press and political history, examining the social and political impact of British newspapers. It assesses the press' contribution to enlarging and informing the public sphere. more...