Choice and Agency in the Writing Workshop

Developing Engaged Writers, Grades 4–6

Author: Fred L. Hamel

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 0807758558

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 168

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Step into a classroom and "listen in" on the writing initiatives and motivations of students who are given significant choice and agency in the development of their writing. Discover why upper elementary children need ways to "become literate as kids," not merely as prototypes of adults or teenagers. Filled with rich portraits of in-class writing interactions and challenges, this book highlights various themes that help teachers become better observers and more responsive to the complexity of writing in children's lives. Key themes include: drawing and popular media in children's learning; the challenges of listening to students during conferences; the intersections of writing and relationships; the roles of sharing and publishing writing; and the importance of shaping a writing curriculum through dialogue.
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Hybrid Cultures

Strategies For Entering And Leaving Modernity

Author: N.A

Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

ISBN: 1452907536

Category: Social Science

Page: 293

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Examines the threats to Latin American cultural identity in a global marketplace - now with a new introduction!
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Website Boosting

Author: Mario Fischer

Publisher: Laxmi Publications, Ltd.

ISBN: 9788131804582

Category:

Page: 455

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Mass Media and Political Communication in New Democracies

Author: Katrin Voltmer

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415337798

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 262

View: 6314

This book examines how political communication and the mass media have played a central role in the consolidation of emerging democracies around the world. Covering a broad range of political and cultural contexts, including Eastern and Southern Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa, this new volume investigates the problems and conflicts arising in the process of establishing an independent media and competitive politics in post-autocratic societies. Considering the changing dynamic in the relationship between political actors, the media and their audience, the authors of this volume address the following issues: changing journalistic role perceptions and journalistic quality the reasons and consequences of persisting instrumentalization of the media by political actors the role of the media in election campaigns the way in which the citizens interpret political messages and the extent to which the media influence political attitudes and electoral behaviour the role of the Internet in building a democratic public sphere This book will be of great interest to all those studying and researching democracy and democratization, comparative politics, political communication, journalism, media and the Internet.
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Advertising & IMC

Principles & Practice

Author: Sandra Ernst Moriarty,Nancy Mitchell,William D. Wells

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781292017396

Category: Advertising

Page: 669

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For introductory courses in advertising An accessible, well-written, and student-friendly approach to advertising. Advertising tracks the changes in today's dynamic world of media and marketing communication-as well as the implications of these changes to traditional practice-and presents them to students through an accessible, well-written approach. The Tenth edition highlights the increasing importance of consumers as the driving force in today's advertising strategies, social media, and the Internet evolution/revolution. It also includes an increased IMC and brand focus.
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Changing Journalism

Author: Peter Lee-Wright,Angela Phillips,Tamara Witschge

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136672702

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 192

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Journalism is in transition. Irrevocable decisions are being made, often based on flimsy evidence, which could change not only the future of journalism, but also the future of democracy. This book, based on extensive research, provides the opportunity to reflect upon these decisions and considers how journalism could change for the better and for the good of democracy. It covers: the business landscape work and employment the regulatory framework audiences and interaction the impact of technology on practices and content ethics in a converged world The book analyses research in both national and local journalism, broadcast, newspaper and online journalism, broadsheet and tabloid, drawing comparisons between the different outlets in the field of news journalism, making this essential reading for scholars and students of journalism and media studies.
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Rethinking Journalism

Trust and Participation in a Transformed News Landscape

Author: Chris Peters,Marcel Jeroen Broersma

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415697018

Category: Social Science

Page: 247

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There is no doubt, journalism faces challenging times. Since the turn of the millennium, the financial health of the news industry is failing, mainstream audiences are on the decline, and professional authority, credibility and autonomy are eroding. The outlook is bleak and it's understandable that many are pessimistic. But this book argues that we have to rethink journalism fundamentally. Rather than just focus on the symptoms of the 'crisis of journalism', this collection tries to understand the structural transformation journalism is undergoing. It explores how the news media attempts to combat decreasing levels of trust, how emerging forms of news affect the established journalistic field, and how participatory culture creates new dialogues between journalists and audiences. Crucially, it does not treat these developments as distinct transformations. Instead, it considers how their interrelation accounts for both the tribulations of the news media and the need for contemporary journalism to redefine itself.
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The Global Journalist

News and Conscience in a World of Conflict

Author: Philip M. Seib

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780742511026

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 151

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In many U.S. news organizations, international coverage is accorded minimal importance. The conventional wisdom seems to be that international reporting costs too much and does too little to win and keep an audience, and thus only sensational or government-highlighted incidents are reported. But does this meet standards of professional responsibility? Philip Seib says no. This provocative book argues that not only do U.S. news media have the duty to cover international events that affect the interests of the public and the government, but they also should 'shake awake the world's conscience' by bringing more attention to international conflict and suffering in hopes of spurring humanitarian action or intervention to help those in need."
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Media Worlds in the Postjournalism Era

Author: David L. Altheide,Robert P. Snow

Publisher: Transaction Publishers

ISBN: 9780202367323

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 274

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The concept of media logic, a theoretical framework for explaining the relationship between mass media and culture, was first introduced in Altheide and Snow's influential work, "Media Logic. "In "Media Worlds in the Postjournalism Era, "the authors expand their analysis of how organizational considerations promote a distinctive media logic, which in turn is conductive to a media culture. They trace the ethnography of that media culture, including the knowledge, techniques, and assumptions that encourage media professionals to acquire particular cognitive and evaluative criteria and thereby present events primarily for the media's own ends. Case studies and examples of the mass media presentation of entertainment, news, politics, organized religion, and sports during the past twenty years illustrate how scheduling, sources of information, style, format, and professional awards influence how the world is portrayed in the various media. The authors analyze the influence of media logic on society's perceptions and judgments of issues and its impact on public opinion, culture, and social institutions.
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Diversity in Transcultural and International Communication

Author: Carola Richter,Indira Dupuis,Stefanie Averbeck-Lietz

Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster

ISBN: 3643906099

Category:

Page: 200

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This volume contributes to diversity research within communication studies, taking into consideration the representation and implementation of social and cultural diversity in the public sphere, particularly in the mass media. In the first part, concepts of diversity are outlined with respect to a normative claim. In the second part, the focus lies on particular political decision-making and implementation of diversity measures in media regulation, public diplomacy, and science. The last part presents an analysis of the construction of diversity in internationally traded TV programs. (Series:?Media:?Research and Science / Medien: Forschung und Wissenschaft, Vol. 37) [Subject: Communication Studies, Media Studies]
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Remaking the News

Essays on the Future of Journalism Scholarship in the Digital Age

Author: Pablo J. Boczkowski,C. W. Anderson

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262339692

Category: Social Science

Page: 376

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The use of digital technology has transformed the way news is produced, distributed, and received. Just as media organizations and journalists have realized that technology is a central and indispensable part of their enterprise, scholars of journalism have shifted their focus to the role of technology. In Remaking the News, leading scholars chart the future of studies on technology and journalism in the digital age. These ongoing changes in journalism invite scholars to rethink how they approach this dynamic field of inquiry. The contributors consider theoretical and methodological issues; concepts from the social science canon that can help make sense of journalism; the occupational culture and practice of journalism; and major gaps in current scholarship on the news: analyses of inequality, history, and failure. ContributorsMike Ananny, C. W. Anderson, Rodney Benson, Pablo J. Boczkowski, Michael X. Delli Carpini, Mark Deuze, William H. Dutton, Matthew Hindman, Seth C. Lewis, Eugenia Mitchelstein, W. Russell Neuman, Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Zizi Papacharissi, Victor Pickard, Mirjam Prenger, Sue Robinson, Michael Schudson, Jane B. Singer, Natalie (Talia) Jomini Stroud, Karin Wahl-Jorgensen, Rodrigo Zamith
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Rethinking Journalism Again

Societal role and public relevance in a digital age

Author: Chris Peters,Marcel Broersma

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317506405

Category: Social Science

Page: 246

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It’s easy to make a rhetorical case for the value of journalism. Because, it is a necessary precondition for democracy; it speaks to the people and for the people; it informs citizens and enables them to make rational decisions; it functions as their watchdog on government and other powers that be. But does rehashing such familiar rationales bring journalism studies forward? Does it contribute to ongoing discussions surrounding journalism’s viability going forth? For all their seeming self-evidence, this book considers what bearing these old platitudes have in the new digital era. It asks whether such hopeful talk really reflects the concrete roles journalism now performs for people in their everyday lives. In essence, it poses questions that strike at the core of the idea of journalism itself. Is there a singular journalism that has one well-defined role in society? Is its public mandate as strong as we think? The internationally-renowned scholars comprising the collection address these recurring concerns that have long-defined the profession and which journalism faces even more acutely today. By discussing what journalism was, is, and (possibly) will be, this book highlights key contemporary areas of debate and tackles on-going anxieties about its future.
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Issues and Challenges in Asian Journalism

Author: Xiaoming Hao,Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International

ISBN: 9789812102942

Category: Social Science

Page: 227

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The collection of essays contained within this book features contemporary issues on Asian journalism. The last three decades have witnessed some unprecedented changes in journalism practices in Asia. The call for a New World Information and Communication Order (NWICO) greatly enhanced Asians' awareness of Western domination in global communication and led to the demand for a higher profile for Asia in the news. Meanwhile the government-controlled (or -influenced) press model, despised in the West, maintains its foothold in some Asian countries, as an essential means for national development. The assertion of Asian values in journalism would seem to rule out Western expertise and experts as irrelevant to Asia's needs. Amidst all this controversy, Asia has also witnessed an enormous growth in its media industries. Technological advances have also helped to change the landscape of Asian journalism. Despite the great expansion of the Asian media industries, journalism still faces many problems in various parts of the continent. The authors present their discussion of the issues with the goal of promoting robust debate and understanding rather than tame consensus. The authors, comprising professional journalists and academics, examine the issues from their own perspectives. Some of the issues discussed may be unique to a limited number of countries while others may be applicable to the whole continent and beyond.
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Political Communication in the Online World

Theoretical Approaches and Research Designs

Author: Gerhard Vowe,Philipp Henn

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317480015

Category: Political Science

Page: 310

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As a consequence of the rapid diffusion of online media, the conditions for political communication, and research concerning it have radically changed. Is empirical communication research capable of consistently describing and explaining the changes in political communication in the online world both from a theoretical and methodological perspective? In this book, Gerhard Vowe, Philipp Henn, and a group of leading international experts in the field of communication studies guide the reader through the complexities of political communication, and evaluate whether and to what extent existing theoretical approaches and research designs are relevant to the online world. In the first part of the book, nine chapters offer researchers the opportunity to test the basic assumptions of prominent theories in the field, to specify them in terms of the conditions of political communication in the online world and to modify them in view of the systematically gained experiences. The second methodological section tests the variations of content analysis, surveys, expert interviews and network analyses in an online environment and documents how successful these methods of empirical analysis have proven to be in political communication. Written accessibly and contributing to key debates on political communication, this bookshelf essential presents an indispensable account of the necessary tools needed to allow researchers decide which approach and method is better suited to answer their online problem.
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Communication Excellence

How to Develop, Manage and Lead Exceptional Communications

Author: Ralph Tench,Dejan Verčič,Ansgar Zerfass,Ángeles Moreno,Piet Verhoeven

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319488600

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 215

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Exploring the implications of 10 years of data from more than 21,000 communication professionals across Europe, combined with case studies and interviews with senior communication directors from top European companies and organisations, this book provides an insight into how to build, develop and lead excellent communication. It presents a culmination of research and best practice models, covering strategic communication, the impact on reputation, crisis, mediatisation, organisational culture, new digital, social and mobile media as well as the development of professionalisation. Providing clear guidance on the difference between normal and excellent communications departments, the book shows readers how communication can effectively influence and support the organisation and positively fit within the business strategy of today’s global and changing markets. The study behind this book, the European Communication Monitor, is known as the most comprehensive provider of reliable data in the communication field worldwide.
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Architectural Branding

Understanding and Measuring Its Relevance for Brand Communication

Author: Ursula Raffelt

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 394026024X

Category: Architecture

Page: 208

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Zaha Hadid, Norman Foster, Frank Gehry, Daniel Libeskind, Rem Kolhaas-their buildings are stunning, world famous, and direct our attention to a new trend in marketing: Architectural Branding. Companies continuously demonstrate worldwide with high investments in architecture that they believe in the power of building design. Even though, over time, function and meaning of such buildings may change, architectural branding is a promising way for companies to represent their brand, their values, and their identity in an authentic and sustainable form. Corporate buildings are omnipresent in our daily lives. We encounter these buildings by sight, in the media and at times by visiting them. They are the physical manifestation of an organization, often for decades, and one of their most valuable material assets. They shape and define our landscapes and the skylines of our cities-and, might increase a brand's value.
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