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  • Newsworkersby Hanno Hardt; Bonnie Brennen

    University of Minnesota Press 1995; US$ 67.50

    Focusing on the period from the 1850s through the 1930s, the contributors show how issues of labor and class have been far more important in the formation of media institutions than previous accounts concede. These essays recover the history of ethnic and cultural diversity?including the contributions of women?that have enriched the process of communication. more...

  • The Discourse of Broadcast Newsby Martin Montgomery

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 58.95

    In this timely and important study Martin Montgomery unpicks the inside workings of what must still be considered the dominant news medium: broadcast news. Drawing principally on linguistics, but multidisciplinary in its scope, The Discourse of Broadcast News demonstrates that news programmes are as much about showing as telling, as much about ordinary... more...

  • Into the Newsroomby Emma Hemmingway

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 45.95

    Into the Newsroom provides a rigorous investigation into the everyday rituals that are performed in the television newsroom, and offers a unique suggestion that news is both a highly haphazard and yet technologically complicated process of deliberate construction involving the interweaving of reflexive professional journalists as well as developing,... more...

  • Managing Television Newsby B. William Silcock; Don Heider; Mary T. Rogus

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 56.95

    Managing Television News provides a practical introduction to the television news producer, one of the most significant and influential roles in a newscast. Recognizing the need for formal training in this key role, authors B. William Silcock, Don Heider, and Mary T. Rogus have combined their expertise and experience to shape this essential resource... more...

  • Crime and Local Television Newsby Jeremy H. Lipschultz; Michael L. Hilt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    This volume offers an analysis of crime coverage on local television, exploring the nature of local television news and the ongoing appeal of crime stories. Drawing on the perspectives of media studies, psychology, sociology, and criminology, authors Jeremy H. Lipschultz and Michael L. Hilt focus on live local television coverage of crime and examine... more...

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

    Wiley 2011; US$ 44.95

    Fully revised and updated, the eighth edition of The World News Prism analyzes the changing role of transnational news media in the 21st-century globalized world and its impact on rapidly changing news events.   Includes a new chapter dedicated to evolving traditional and new social media in Middle East Expands the discussion of news... more...

  • News with a Viewby Burton St. John; Kirsten A. Johnson

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00

    Modern mainstream journalism faces a very real disturbance of its foundational premise that credible news is gathered and articulated from an objective stance. This volume offers new examinations of how the traditional notion of objectivity is changing as professional journalists grapple with a rapidly evolving news terrain--one that has become increasingly... more...

  • 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...