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News : A Reader - Howard Tumber

News

A Reader

By: Howard Tumber (Editor)

Paperback

Published: 1st January 2000
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News: A Reader sets out to provide students with an introduction to some of the key theoretical debates within the field of the sociology of news and journalism. It includes many of the accepted classics together with more recent pieces that address contemporary debates. The Reader brings out the diversity of work on the analysis of news and indicates the points at which arguments have led to new directions and paradigms. All the pieces in the book have been carefully edited. The essence of each work is has been captured in extracts that maintain their integrity to readers unfamiliar with the evolution of this field of research.

'Indispensable for both undergraduates and inquiring practitioners, News: A Reader is a comprehensive introduction to the major themes and authorities, balancing classic texts by giants such as Walter Lippmann and Herbert J. Gans with more recent scholars from both sides of the Atlantic.' THES May 2000

Introduction Part I: Definitions of News Part II: Production of News Part III: Economics of News Part IV: Sources of News Part V: Objectivity and Ideology of News Index

ISBN: 9780198742319
ISBN-10: 0198742312
Series: Oxford Media Readers
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 1st January 2000
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.8 x 15.6  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.63