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No News Is Bad News

Author : Michael Bromley
ISBN : 9781317876113
Genre : Business & Economics
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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 factor in current affairs shows and the disappearance of the documentary. Using contemporary cases and examples - from the row over the scheduling of News at Ten in the UK to the creation of ABC News Online in Australia -- the essays link the performance of radio and television at the turn of the millennium with the processes of deregulation, liberalisation and digitalisation which have been evident since the 1980s. Working from a much needed and original comparative approach which encompasses complex and well-established public broadcasting in the USA as well as emerging and vulnerable participatory radio stations in El Salvador, the book sets a variety of experiences of factual radio and television programming within wider political and cultural contexts. It offers analyses of not only the 'problems' associated with news, current affairs and documentary broadcasting in an era of a declining public service ethos and the apparent triumph of the market, however. The essays also explore the potential of alternative radio and television, new forms of communication, such as the internet, and changing practices among journalists and programme makers, as well as the resilience of public broadcasting and the powers of the public to ensure that the media remain relevant and accountable. A companion text to the bestselling Sex, Lies and Democracy: The Press and the Public, this volume presents a multi-faceted approach to the tumultuous present and the uncertain future of news, current affairs and documentary in radio and television.

No News Is Bad News Radio Television And The Public

Author : Michael Bromley
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Journalism After September 11

Author : Barbie Zelizer
ISBN : 9780415288002
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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'Journalism After September 11' examines how the traumatic attacks of that day continue to transform the nature of journalism, particularly in the USA and Britain.

Journalism

Author : Tony Harcup
ISBN : 9781473918139
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Get 12 months FREE access to an interactive eBook* when you buy the paperback! (Print paperback version only, ISBN 9781446274095) To find out more and for a preview of the new edition visit https://study.sagepub.com/journalism Journalism: Principles & Practice remains the essential textbook for all students of journalism. With each print copy of the new third edition, you receive FREE access to the interactive eBook edition offering on-the-go access to a wealth of digital resources including video tutorials from the author. This book is the must-have guide to everything you need to know about how journalism works. The new edition is fully updated to cover the new essentials: social media, the impact of Twitter, and the need for an ethical approach. This book will equip you with all the skills and savvy you need to become the resourceful yet ethical journalists of the future. New and improved features will help you: Get to grips with the huge impact of social and mobile media on how we gather information and tell stories Grasp the rights and wrongs of journalism with a new chapter on ethics and regulation Learn how to make the most of your skills with tips from journalists such as Cathy Newman and Andrew Norfolk Think through ‘what would you do?' in a new feature that takes you into the real world of journalism at the end of every chapter This new edition retains its innovative two-column structure, stylishly blending theory and practice. As relevant to the newsroom as the seminar room, it is the one book you will need to take you through your degree and into your career as a journalist. *interactivity only available through Vitalsource eBook

The Television History Book

Author : Michele Hilmes
ISBN : 0851709877
Genre : Social Science
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Over the last half century, developments in television broadcasting have exerted an immeasurable influence over our social, cultural, and economic practices. With contributions by leading media scholars, The Television History Book presents an overview of the of history of broadcasting in Great Britain and the United States. With its integrated format, The Television History Book encourages readers to make connections between events and tendencies that both unite and differentiate these national broadcasting traditions. From the origins of the public service and commercial systems of broadcasting to the current period of technological and economic convergence, the book provides an accessible overview of the history of television technology, institutions, polices, programs, and audiences. The numerous "gray box" case studies illustrate the course of television innovation and are accompanied by lists of recommended further reading and an extensive bibliography Over the last half century, developments in television broadcasting have exerted an immeasurable influence over our social, cultural, and economic practices. With contributions by leading media scholars, The Television History Book presents an overview of the of history of broadcasting in Great Britain and the United States. With its integrated format, The Television History Book encourages readers to make connections between events and tendencies that both unite and differentiate these national broadcasting traditions. From the origins of the public service and commercial systems of broadcasting to the current period of technological and economic convergence, the book provides an accessible overview of the history of television technology, institutions, polices, programs, and audiences. The numerous "gray box" case studies illustrate the course of television innovation and are accompanied by lists of recommended further reading and an extensive bibliography

Ending The Affair

Author : Graeme Turner
ISBN : 0868408646
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Examines the state of current affairs television in Australia today by pondering its future, while drawing lessons from the past. The book questions the social and political value of what we now think of as current affairs journalism. Underpinning this approach is the conviction that TV current affairs serves functions which are important to a civilized democracy.

American Television News

Author : Steve Michael Barkin
ISBN : 0765609223
Genre : Performing Arts
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This concise history of news broadcasting will appeal to both students and the general reader. Covering the radio days of the 1920s and 30s, the early days of television after World War II, through the present, the book shows how commercial interests, regulatory concerns, and financial considerations have always shaped the industry. Focusing on both local and national news, the author shows how the network dominance of the 1950s ushered in the new prominance of the anchorman, a distinctly American development, and gave birth to the golden age of broadcasting which featured hard-hitting news and documentaries epitomized by Edward R. Murrow. He traces the financial pressures and advertising concerns that pushed the networks away from their commitment to the public interest in the 1960s and led to the rise of tabloid television -- -- celebrity, gossip driven soft news -- and news magazines. And he follows the rise of cable news in the 1980s that further transformed the industry, igniting intense competition for viewers. The book also considers how new electronic technologies will affect news delivery in the 21st century, and whether television news can still serve the public interest and maintain an audience.

Journalism

Author : Martin Conboy
ISBN : UOM:39015061341353
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Traditional news values no longer hold: infotainment has the day. Journalism is in a terminal state of decline. Or so some contemporary commentators would argue. Although there has been a great diversity in format and ownership over time, Conboy demonstrates the surprising continuity of concerns in the history of journalism. Questions of political influence, the impact of advertising, the sensationalisation of news coverage, the 'dumbing down' of the press, the economic motives of newspaper owners - these are themes that emerge repeatedly over time and again today. In this book, Martin Conboy provides a history of the development of newspapers, periodicals and broadcast journalism which · enables readers to engage critically with contemporary issues within the news media · outlines the connections, as well as the distinctions, across historical periods · spans the introduction of printed news to the arrival of the 'new' news media · demonstrates how journalism has always been informed by a cultural practices broader and more dynamic than the simple provision of news By situating journalism in its historical context, this book enables students to more fully understand the wide range of practices which constitute contemporary journalism. As such it will be an essential text for students of journalism and the media.

Australian Studies In Journalism

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ISBN : OSU:32435077380814
Genre : Journalism
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Will The Last Reporter Please Turn Out The Lights

Author : Robert W. McChesney
ISBN : 9781595587497
Genre : Social Science
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The sudden meltdown of the news media has sparked one of the liveliest debates in recent memory, with an outpouring of opinion and analysis crackling across journals, the blogosphere, and academic publications. Yet, until now, we have lacked a comprehensive and accessible introduction to this new and shifting terrain. In Will the Last Reporter Please Turn out the Lights, celebrated media analysts Robert W. McChesney and Victor Pickard have assembled thirty-two illuminating pieces on the crisis in journalism, revised and updated for this volume. Featuring some of today’s most incisive and influential commentators, this comprehensive collection contextualizes the predicament faced by the news media industry through a concise history of modern journalism, a hard-hitting analysis of the structural and financial causes of news media’s sudden collapse, and deeply informed proposals for how the vital role of journalism might be rescued from impending disaster. Sure to become the essential guide to the journalism crisis, Will the Last Reporter Please Turn out the Lights is both a primer on the news media today and a chronicle of a key historical moment in the transformation of the press.

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