News Culture

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Mar 1, 2010 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 311 pages
News Culture offers a timely examination of the forms, practices, institutions and audiences of journalism. Having highlighted a range of pressing issues confronting the global news industry today, it proceeds to provide a historical consideration of the rise of 'objective' reporting in newspaper, radio and television news.
 

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Contents

THE CULTURE OF NEWS
1
1 NEWS POWER AND THE PUBLIC SPHERE
8
2 THE RISE OF OBJECTIVE NEWSPAPER REPORTING
27
3 THE EARLY DAYS OF RADIO AND TELEVISION NEWS
47
4 MAKING NEWS REPORTING TRUTHS
70
5 THE CULTURAL POLITICS OF NEWS DISCOURSE
94
6 NEWS AUDIENCES AND EVERYDAY LIFE
121
7 THE GENDERED REALITIES OF JOURNALISM
145
8 RACIAL DIVERSITY IN THE NEWS
171
9 WAR REPORTING
195
10 CITIZEN JOURNALISM IN TIMES OF CRISIS
218
11 GOOD JOURNALISM IS POPULAR CULTURE
245
REFERENCES
272
INDEX
306
Back cover
312
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Stuart Allan is Reader in Cultural and Media Studies at the University of Bournemouth and editor of the Open University Press series "Issues in Cultural and Media Studies".

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