This is the work of an outstanding critical thinker about journalism. The book will be welcomed by any journalist or citizen concerned about the role of the press in a self-governing society.' --William Kovach, Curator, Nieman Foundation
Author: Michael Schudson
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Category: Social Science
Some say it's simply information, mirroring the world. Others believe it's propaganda, promoting a partisan view. But news, Michael Schudson tells us, is really both and neither; it is a form of culture, complete with its own literary and social conventions and powerful in ways far more subtle and complex than its many critics might suspect. A penetrating look into this culture, The Power of News offers a compelling view of the news media's emergence as a central institution of modern society, a key repository of common knowledge and cultural authority. One of our foremost writers on journalism and mass communication, Schudson shows us the news evolving in concert with American democracy and industry, subject to the social forces that shape the culture at large. He excavates the origins of contemporary journalistic practices, including the interview, the summary lead, the preoccupation with the presidency, and the ironic and detached stance of the reporter toward the political world. His book explodes certain myths perpetuated by both journalists and critics. The press, for instance, did not bring about the Spanish-American War or bring down Richard Nixon; TV did not decide the Kennedy-Nixon debates or turn the public against the Vietnam War. Then what does the news do? True to their calling, the media mediate, as Schudson demonstrates. He analyzes how the news, by making knowledge public, actually changes the character of knowledge and allows people to act on that knowledge in new and significant ways. He brings to bear a wealth of historical scholarship and a keen sense for the apt questions about the production, meaning, and reception of news today.
This is the story of Reuters, the international news agency. In 1851 Julius Reuter set up the London organization which was eventually to extend throughout most of the world.
Author: Donald Read
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
This is the story of Reuters, the international news agency. In 1851 Julius Reuter set up the London organization which was eventually to extend throughout most of the world. Over a century later, Reuters was first with the news of the erection of the Berlin Wall in 1961, and then first with the story of its breaching in 1989. The Power of News is a fascinating account of the company which for almost 150 years has brought us history as it is being made.
This landmark book is concerned with the civil power of the news. This power can be seen in the ways the news engages with public sentiment through a focus on three invariant civil concerns: identity, legitimacy and risk.
Author: Jackie Harrison
Publisher: Springer Nature
Category: Social Science
This landmark book is concerned with the civil power of the news. This power can be seen in the ways the news engages with public sentiment through a focus on three invariant civil concerns: identity, legitimacy and risk. The book analyses how news stories engage with these concerns to make civil and anti-civil judgements, which influence public sentiment and determine the boundaries we place and maintain around the society we live in. Through historical and contemporary examples of this boundary shaping and maintenance, The Civil Power of the News presents a bold and original account of the architecture of news, the influence it has on our conceptions of civility, and, ultimately, the power it wields.
Introduction Through an examination of Crimewatch UK's reporting of a sexual
assault and murder of a young woman, this analysis discusses how such news
programmes mediate messages to women about the need for self- regulation if
Author: Stuart Allan
Category: Social Science
How do gender relations affect the practice of journalism? Despite the star status accorded to some women reporters, and the dramatic increase in the number of women working in journalism, why do men continue to occupy most senior management positions? And why do female readers, viewers and listeners remain as elusive as ever? News, Gender and Power addresses the pressing questions of how gender shapes the forms, practice, institutions and audiences of journalism. The contributors, who include John Hartley, Pat Holland, Jenny Kitzinger and Myra Macdonald, draw on feminist theory and gender-sensitive critiques to explore media issues such as: * ownership and control * employment and occupation status * the representation of women in the media * the sexualization of news and audience research. Within this framework the contributors explore media coverage of: * the trial of O. J. Simpson * British beef and the BSE scandal * the horrific crimes of Fred and Rosemary West * child sexual abuse and false memory syndrome * the portrayal of women in TV documentaries such as Modern Times and Cutting Edge.
Based on detailed case studies of news coverage and upon interviews with over 200 senior journalists, this study reveals the processes which produce news, the strategies political figures adopt to influence its making and the means by which ...
Author: Rodney Tiffen
Publisher: Pluto Press
Based on detailed case studies of news coverage and upon interviews with over 200 senior journalists, this study reveals the processes which produce news, the strategies political figures adopt to influence its making and the means by which news coverage plays a role, sometimes explosively, in political events.
How the best companies prepare for and manage modern vulnerabilities--from cybersecurity risks to climate change: new tools, processes and organizations for developing corporate resilience. A catastrophic earthquake is followed by a tsunami that inundates the coastline, and around the globe manufacturing comes to a standstill. State-of-the-art passenger jets are grounded because of a malfunctioning part. A strike halts shipments through a major port. A new digital device decimates the sales of other brands and sends established firms to the brink of bankruptcy. The interconnectedness of the global economy today means that unexpected events in one corner of the globe can ripple through the world's supply chain and affect customers everywhere. In this book, Yossi Sheffi shows why modern vulnerabilities call for innovative processes and tools for creating and embedding corporate resilience and risk management. Sheffi offers fascinating case studies that illustrate how companies have prepared for, coped with, and come out stronger following disruption--from the actions of Intel after the 2011 Japanese tsunami to the disruption in the "money supply chain" caused by the 2008 financial crisis. Sheffi, author of the widely read The Resilient Enterprise, focuses here on deep tier risks as well as corporate responsibility, cybersecurity, long-term disruptions, business continuity planning, emergency operations centers, detection, and systemic disruptions. Supply chain risk management, Sheffi shows, is a balancing act between taking on the risks involved in new products, new markets, and new processes--all crucial for growth--and the resilience created by advanced risk management.
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century finds a clear trend away from that traditional “information model” (e.g.,
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Author: Michael Serazio
Publisher: NYU Press
Category: Sports & Recreation
A provocative, must-read investigation that both appreciates the importance of—and punctures the hype around—big-time contemporary American athletics In an increasingly secular, fragmented, and distracted culture, nothing brings Americans together quite like sports. On Sundays in September, more families worship at the altar of the NFL than at any church. This appeal, which cuts across all demographic and ideological lines, makes sports perhaps the last unifying mass ritual of our era, with huge numbers of people all focused on the same thing at the same moment. That timeless, live quality—impervious to DVR, evoking ancient religious rites—makes sports very powerful, and very lucrative. And the media spectacle around them is only getting bigger, brighter, and noisier—from hot take journalism formats to the creeping infestation of advertising to social media celebrity schemes. More importantly, sports are sold as an oasis of community to a nation deeply divided: They are escapist, apolitical, the only tie that binds. In fact, precisely because they appear allegedly “above politics,” sports are able to smuggle potent messages about inequality, patriotism, labor, and race to massive audiences. And as the wider culture works through shifting gender roles and masculine power, those anxieties are also found in the experiences of female sports journalists, athletes, and fans, and through the coverage of violence by and against male bodies. Sports, rather than being the one thing everyone can agree on, perfectly encapsulate the roiling tensions of modern American life. Michael Serazio maps and critiques the cultural production of today’s lucrative, ubiquitous sports landscape. Through dozens of in-depth interviews with leaders in sports media and journalism, as well as in the business and marketing of sports, The Power of Sports goes behind the scenes and tells a story of technological disruption, commercial greed, economic disparity, military hawkishness, and ideals of manhood. In the end, despite what our myths of escapism suggest, Serazio holds up a mirror to sports and reveals the lived realities of the nation staring back at us.
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Accessible yet sophisticated, this anticipated second edition covers significant issues surrounding political news, ranging from the limits of press freedom during times of war and the implications of media concentration for democratic ...
Author: Doris A. Graber
Publisher: CQ Press
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Books on journalists typically focus on the dynamics of the newsmaking process. The Politics of News: The News of Politics extends this examination to explore the struggle between journalists, political actors, and the public for control of the news in democratic countries. The book shows how the news media function as an intermediary between governments and citizens, as well as between political actors (such as parties and interest groups) and the public. Essays present a diversity of views and are written by a distinguished group of authors that includes such luminaries as Jim Lehrer, Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Robert Picard, and Andrew Kohut. The Politics of News is policy-oriented. By diagnosing problems faced by those whose influence affects newsmaking in both existing and emerging democracies, authors generate ideas about possible reforms. Several chapters offer comparative analysis that offer students insight into the impact of cultural factors on newsmaking. Accessible yet sophisticated, this anticipated second edition covers significant issues surrounding political news, ranging from the limits of press freedom during times of war and the implications of media concentration for democratic participation, to the ingenious ways that governments and interest groups draw attention to their concerns.
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Author: Jane Ahn
Publisher: Onenara Systems
What is Block Sentence Diagram -------------------------------- Block Sentence Diagram is Visual Diagram of Phrasal unit for streams of thought of the sentence to increase learning(Speaking, Writing, Reading Comprehension, and Translation) power employing RIP Sentence Diagram Method. RIP (Repetition, Image, and Pattern) becomes well known to be the best way of learning process from inputs, processing, outputs of learning outcomes. Integrated English Learning Program with Visual Simple Diagram Method makes students clear, and the class interesting. Proven Sentence Diagramming Method has been utilized to give clear understanding to every student. In English, the Verb is the most important word and make sentences balancing, scientific, expandable, simple, straightforward, and beautiful in Visual Colored Sentence Diagrams.Unique, easy, and proven learning method to understand, memorize, and retrieve what is in memory. With a little Efforts to Maximize you. Seven Advantages of Block Sentence Diagram. -------------------------------------------- In order to learn English with relatively easy and simple training method on Block Sentence Diagram, authors has transformed Version of Sentence Diagram. Because Sentence Diagram is very easy to diagram with the minimum knowledge of Grammar however too complicated to learn. That is why Block Sentence Diagram method has been developed to increase English Sentence. Second BSD is more efficient and effective English Learning ways than conventional methods by text, image, audio or video. Third, Diagramming just like water flowing way to follow the stream of thought of the sentence. Fourth, it is easy for the students to memorize the complete sentence only by remembering the Structure of BSD. Fifth, Diagramming by BSD gives the best opportunity to learn Grammar, Conversation, Writing, and Reading. Sixth, Learners can predict easily the structure and the streams of the thought of writer, and get more vivid actions of verbs. Finally, Keeping ever field of English Learning Simple and Straightforward. In which case, Who can use BSD Pattern English? For Elegant Speaking For Advance Writing For Simultaneous Interpretation For Fast Reading and Comprehension For Painless English Grammar Learning The most powerful address by Martin Luther King “We have a Dream.” Why? The most frequently quoted Sentence by J Kennedy. Why? The are the most persuasive sentence and rhetoric of sentences. Standard Seven Course of Training ----------------------------------- Step 1: Paragraph Reading Step 2: Each Sentence Reading (W/ or W/O Colored Verb) Step 3: Block Sentence Reading Step 4: Block Sentence with BSD Signal Step 5: BSD with Verb Only Step 6: BSD Recollect Step 7: BSD Recollect and Fill in Blank
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