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  • WikiLeaksby Charlie Beckett; James Ball

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95

    WikiLeaks is the most challenging journalistic phenomenon to have emerged in the digital era. It has provoked anger and enthusiasm in equal measure, from across the political and journalistic spectrum. WikiLeaks poses a series of questions to the status quo in politics, journalism and to the ways we understand political communication. It has compromised... more...

  • No News is Bad Newsby Michael Bromley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 77.95

    This volume of collected essays provides a wide-ranging survey of the state of radio and television, especially the idea of public service broadcasting, and of news, current affairs and documentary programming in America, Australia, the UK and the rest of western Europe. Among the key issues it addresses are the 'dumbing down' of TV news, the infotainment... more...

  • The World News Prismby William A. Hachten; James F. Scotton

    Wiley 2015; US$ 44.95

    Now available in a fully revised and updated ninth edition, World News Prism provides in-depth analysis of the changing role of transnational news media in the 21st-century. Includes three new chapters on Russia, Brazil, and India and a revised chapter on the Middle East written by regional media experts Features comprehensive coverage of... more...

  • Breaking Newsby Brian Mooney; Barry Simpson

    Wiley 2004; US$ 24.95

    An inside look at the shocking decline of Reuters. * Features exclusive interviews with Reuters staffers, competitors, and clients * Written by two former Reuters journalists * Examines one of the biggest stories in recent journalism history more...

  • Pluralism, Politics and the Marketplaceby Suzanne Hasselbach; Vincent Porter

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95

    Since the mid-1980s, broadcasting in the Federal Republic of Germany has been extensively re-regulated. The traditional duopoly of the public broadcasters Ard and ZDF has been challenged by new private networks in both radio and television. In two historic judgements handed down in 1986 and 1987, the Federal Constitutional Court set out terms for a... more...

  • Getting the Messageby John Eldridge

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 46.95

    The work of the Glasgow Media Group has long established their place at the forefront of Media Studies, and Getting the Message provides an ideal introduction to recent work by the Group. Contributors discuss themes such as the relationship between the media and public opinion, the emergence of TV news formats and styles, and the relations between... more...

  • News of the Worldby Klaus Bruhn Jensen

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95

    This is the first in-depth study of how television viewers around the world respond to the ever increasing mass of information available from news programmes. Based on individual and household interviews in seven countries including India, Mexico, Italy and Denmark, the contributors examine the flow of news information across national and international... more...

  • Hard Newsby Seth Mnookin

    Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 16.00

    On May 11, 2003, The New York Times devoted four pages of its Sunday paper to the deceptions of Jayson Blair, a mediocre former Times reporter who had made up stories, faked datelines, and plagiarized on a massive scale. The fallout from the Blair scandal rocked the Times to its core and revealed fault lines in a fractious newsroom that was already... more...

  • The Politics of Information in Early Modern Europeby Sabrina Alcorn Baron; Brendan Dooley

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    In its various European contexts, the invention and spread of newspapers in the seventeenth century had a profound effect on early modern culture and politics. While recent research has explored the role of the newspaper in transforming information into ideology in various European countries, this book is the first to bring this work together into... more...

  • What News?by Bob Franklin; David Murphy

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95

    A survey of the role and the future prospects of the local press in the 1990s. The authors also take into account the radical changes the local press have been through with new technology and the proliferation of free newspapers. more...