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Spinning Into Control : News Values and Source Strategies - Jerry Palmer

Spinning Into Control

News Values and Source Strategies

Hardcover Published: 1st February 2001
ISBN: 9780718502515
Number Of Pages: 195

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Ground-breaking in its analysis of the relationship between journalists and sources, Spinning into Control is a useful and colorful introduction to the key issues of contemporary news reporting for students of media/communication and journalism. Fundamental to this relationship is the question of the values that determine which events are selected as "newsworthy" and which are neglected. The book provides a case study-based account of how information flows in news reporting.

Introductionp. vi
New Values and Source Strategies: An Overviewp. 1
The News Encounterp. 3
News Valuesp. 26
Source Strategiesp. 47
Case Studiesp. 59
Introductionp. 60
Scandalp. 63
Scandal and Theoryp. 82
Brent Sparp. 97
Conclusionp. 119
Information Flows, Primary Definition and the Public Spherep. 137
Introductionp. 138
Event Definition: Some Recent Controversiesp. 141
Communicative Action and Factual Referencep. 151
Annotated List of Media Sourcesp. 165
Notesp. 167
Referencesp. 184
Indexp. 190
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ISBN: 9780718502515
ISBN-10: 0718502515
Series: Leicester University Press Studies in Communication and Society (Hardcover)
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 195
Published: 1st February 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.18 x 16.26  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1

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