Digital Media and Reporting Conflict

Blogging and the BBC’s Coverage of War and Terrorism

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Author: Daniel Bennett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136688072

Category: Social Science

Page: 292

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This book explores the impact of new forms of online reporting on the BBC’s coverage of war and terrorism. Informed by the views of over 100 BBC staff at all levels of the corporation, Bennett captures journalists’ shifting attitudes towards blogs and internet sources used to cover wars and other conflicts. He argues that the BBC’s practices and values are fundamentally evolving in response to the challenges of immediate digital publication. Ongoing challenges for journalism in the online media environment are identified: maintaining impartiality in the face of calls for more open personal journalism; ensuring accuracy when the power of the "former audience" allows news to break at speed; and overcoming the limits of the scale of the BBC’s news operation in order to meet the demands to present news as conversation. While the focus of the book is on the BBC’s coverage of war and terrorism, the conclusions are more widely relevant to the evolving practice of journalism at traditional media organizations as they grapple with a revolution in publication.

Journalismus im Internet

Profession - Partizipation - Technisierung

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Author: Christian Nuernbergk,Christoph Neuberger

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3531932845

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 400

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Im Internet verliert der Journalismus sein Monopol als „Gatekeeper“, weil dort jeder ohne großen Aufwand publizieren kann. Vermittlung zwischen Kommunikatoren und Rezipienten bleibt aber weiterhin notwendig. Wer aber kanalisiert die „Informationsflut“ im Internet? Wer sortiert den „Informationsmüll“ aus? Sind es nach wie vor die professionellen Journalisten? Oder übernehmen die Internetnutzer selbst die Aufgabe der Selektion und Prüfung von Informationen? Können diese Prozesse technisiert werden? In dem Forschungsprojekt, das der Band vorstellt, wurde erstmals die Dreiecksbeziehung zwischen Profession, Partizipation und Technik untersucht.

Funding Journalism in the Digital Age

Business Models, Strategies, Issues and Trends

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Author: Jeff Kaye,Stephen Quinn

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 9781433106859

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 185

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The news media play a vital role in keeping the public informed and maintaining democratic processes. But that essential function has come under threat as emerging technologies and changing social trends, sped up by global economic turmoil, have disrupted traditional business models and practices, creating a financial crisis. Quality journalism is expensive to produce – so how will it survive as current sources of revenue shrink? Funding Journalism in the Digital Age not only explores the current challenges, but also provides a comprehensive look at business models and strategies that could sustain the news industry as it makes the transition from print and broadcast distribution to primarily digital platforms. The authors bring widespread international journalism experience to provide a global perspective on how news organizations are evolving, investigating innovative commercial projects in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Norway, South Korea, Singapore and elsewhere.

Journalism and Citizenship

New Agendas in Communication

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Author: Zizi Papacharissi

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135230943

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 232

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Journalism is in the middle of sweeping changes in its relationships with the communities it serves, and the audiences for news and public affairs it seeks to address. Changes in technology have blurred the lines between professionals and citizens, partisan and objective bystanders, particularly in the emerging public zones of the blogosphere. This volume examines these changes and the new concepts needed to understand them in the days and years ahead. With contributions from up-and-coming scholars, this collection identifies key issues and paves the way for further research on the role of journalism in today's world. It will appeal to scholars, researchers, and advanced students in journalism, communication, and media studies, and will also be of interest to those in public affairs, political science, and government.

Media Discourses

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Author: Donald Matheson

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 033522637X

Category: Social Science

Page: 206

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Some of the most important questions regarding the relationship between media and culture are about communication. How are the meanings which make up a culture shared in society? How is power performed in the media? What identities and relationships take shape there? Media Discourses introduces readers to discourse analysis to show how media communication works. Written in a lively style and drawing on examples from contemporary media, it discusses what precisely gets represented in mediatexts, who gets to do the talking, what knowledge people need toshare in order to understand the media and how power relations are reinforced or challenged. Each chapter discusses a particular media genre, including news, advertising, reality television and weblogs. At the same time, each chapter also introduces a range of approaches to media discourse, from analysis of linguistic details to the rules of conversation and the discursive construction of selfhood. A glossary explains key terms and suggestions for further reading are given at the end of each chapter. This is a key text for media studies, mass communication, communication studies, linguistics and journalism studies students.

Angst und Schrecken im Wahlkampf

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Author: Hunter S. Thompson

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641172144

Category: Fiction

Page: 576

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Zwölf Monate aus dem Leben des legendären Gonzojournalisten 1972 hat Hunter S. Thompson die Tour des amerikanischen Präsidentschaftswahlkampfes begleitet und in diesem Buch schonungslos Bilanz gezogen. Er enthüllt die Intrigen hinter den Kulissen des Wahlkampfes und entlarvt dabei die Mechanismen des politischen Machtkampfes. Ein kritisches Statement, das noch immer Gültigkeit hat.

Global Journalism Practice and New Media Performance

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Author: Yusuf Kalyango, Jr.,D. Mould

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137440562

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 262

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Global Journalism Practice and New Media Performance provides an overview of new and traditional media in their political, economic and cultural contexts while exploring the role of journalism practice and media education. The authors examine media systems in 16 countries, including China, Russia and the United States.

Social Dynamics 2.0: Researching Change in Times of Media Convergence

Case Studies from the Middle East and Asia

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Author: Nadja-Christina Schneider,Bettina Gräf

Publisher: Frank & Timme GmbH

ISBN: 3865963226

Category: Internet

Page: 166

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"Mediated forms of communication increasingly influence the social relations and different spheres of life in the region of South Asia, Southeast Asia and in the Arab-speaking region. ... This volume has a strong focus on the internet and on the diversity of internet-based communication in the three regions mentioned above."--P. [4] of cover.

News with a View

Essays on the Eclipse of Objectivity in Modern Journalism

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Author: Burton St. John III,Kirsten A. Johnson

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786491116

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 274

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Modern mainstream journalism faces a very real disturbance of its foundational premise that credible news is gathered and articulated from an objective stance. This volume offers new examinations of how the traditional notion of objectivity is changing as professional journalists grapple with a rapidly evolving news terrain—one that has become increasingly crowded by those with no journalistic credentials. Examining historical antecedents, current dilemmas, international aspects, and theoretical considerations, contributors make the case that the journalist’s impulse to hold onto objectivity, and to ignore the increasing subjectivities to which citizens are attuned, actually contributes to the news media’s disconnect from today’s news consumer. Revealing how traditional journalism needs to incorporate “post-objective” stances, these essays stimulate further thought and conversation about news with a view in both theory and practice.

A Companion to Digital Literary Studies

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Author: Ray Siemens,Susan Schreibman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118508831

Category: Social Science

Page: 640

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This Companion offers an extensive examination of how newtechnologies are changing the nature of literary studies, fromscholarly editing and literary criticism, to interactive fictionand immersive environments. A complete overview exploring the application of computing inliterary studies Includes the seminal writings from the field Focuses on methods and perspectives, new genres, formattingissues, and best practices for digital preservation Explores the new genres of hypertext literature, installations,gaming, and web blogs The Appendix serves as an annotated bibliography

The Handbook of Global Online Journalism

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Author: Eugenia Siapera,Andreas Veglis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118313941

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 528

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The Handbook to Global Online Journalism features acollection of readings from international practitioners andscholars that represent a comprehensive and state-of-the-artoverview of the relationship between the internet and journalismaround the world. Provides a state-of-the-art overview of current research andfuture directions of online journalism Traces the evolution of journalistic practices, businessmodels, and shifting patterns of journalistic cultures that haveemerged around the world with the migration of news online Written and edited by top international researchers andpractitioners in the area of online journalism Features an extensive breadth of coverage, including economics,organizational practices, contents and experiences Discusses developments in online news in a wide range ofcountries, from the USA to Brazil, and from Germany to China Contains original theory, new research data, and reviews ofexisting studies in the field

Media Work

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Author: Mark Deuze

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0745658113

Category: Social Science

Page: 296

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The media are home to an eclectic bunch of people. This book is about who they are, what they do, and what their work means to them. Based on interviews with media professionals in the United States, New Zealand, South Africa, and The Netherlands, and drawing from both scholarly and professional literatures in a wide variety of disciplines, it offers an account of what it is like to work in the media today. Media professionals face tough choices. Boundaries are drawn and erased: between commerce and creativity, between individualism and teamwork, between security and independence. Digital media supercharge these dilemmas, as industries merge and media converge, as audiences become co-creators of content online. The media industries are the pioneers of the digital age. This book is a critical primer on how media workers manage to survive, and is essential reading for anyone considering a career in the media, or who wishes to understand how the media are made.

Political Communication

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Author: Carsten Reinemann

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3110377187

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 659

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This volume gives on overview on key theories and findings of political communication research. It provides review articles by renowned international authors on various aspects of (I) the foundations of political communication, (II) different situations, (III) the part played by political actors, (IV) mass media and journalism, (V) features of media messages, (VI) the role played by citizens and (VII) various kinds of effects on citizens.

Typing Politics

The Role of Blogs in American Politics

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Author: Richard Davis

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199888337

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

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The power of political blogs in American politics is now evident to anyone who follows it. In Typing Politics, Richard Davis provides a comprehensive yet concise assessment of the growing role played by political blogs and their relationship with the mainstream media. Through a detailed content analysis of the most popular political blogs--Daily Kos, Instapundit, Michelle Malkin, and Wonkette--he shows the degree to which blogs influence the traditional news media. Specifically, he compares the content of these blogs to four leading newspapers noted for their political coverage: The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Times. He explains how political journalists at these papers use blogs to inform their reportage and analyzes general attitudes about the role of blogs in journalism. Drawing on a national survey of political blog readers, Davis concludes with a novel assessment of the blog audience. Compact, accessible, and well-researched, Typing Politics will be an invaluable contribution to the literature on a phenomenon that has reshaped the landscape of political communication.

Electronic Iran

The Cultural Politics of an Online Evolution

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Author: Niki Akhavan

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

ISBN: 0813570875

Category: Social Science

Page: 168

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Electronic Iran introduces the concept of the Iranian Internet, a framework that captures interlinked, transnational networks of virtual and offline spaces. Taking her cues from early Internet ethnographies that stress the importance of treating the Internet as both a site and product of cultural production, accounts in media studies that highlight the continuities between old and new media, and a range of works that have made critical interventions in the field of Iranian studies, Niki Akhavan traces key developments and confronts conventional wisdom about digital media in general, and contemporary Iranian culture and politics in particular. Akhavan focuses largely on the years between 1998 and 2012 to reveal a diverse and combative virtual landscape where both geographically and ideologically dispersed individuals and groups deployed Internet technologies to variously construct, defend, and challenge narratives of Iranian national identity, society, and politics. While it tempers celebratory claims that have dominated assessments of the Iranian Internet, Electronic Iran is ultimately optimistic in its outlook. As it exposes and assesses overlooked aspects of the Iranian Internet, the book sketches a more complete map of its dynamic landscape, and suggests that the transformative powers of digital media can only be developed and understood if attention is paid to both the specificities of new technologies as well as the local and transnational contexts in which they appear.

Online Journalism Ethics

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Author: Cecilia Friend,Jane B. Singer

Publisher: M.E. Sharpe

ISBN: 0765628104

Category: Computers

Page: N.A

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Online media present both old and new ethical issues for journalists who must make decisions in an interactive, instantaneous environment short on normative standards or guidelines. This user-friendly text guides prospective and professional journalists through ethical questions encountered only online. Including real-life examples and perspectives from online journalists in every chapter, the book examines the issues of gathering information, reporting, interviewing, and writing for mainstream news organizations on the Web. It considers the ethical implications of linking, interactivity, verification, transparency, and Web advertising, as well as the effects of convergence on newsrooms. It also addresses the question of who is a journalist and what is journalism in an age when anyone can be a publisher. Each chapter includes a complex case study that promotes critical thinking and classroom discussion about how to apply the ethical issues covered.

AEJMC News

The Newsletter of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Journalism

Page: N.A

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Digital Broadcasting

An Introduction to New Media

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Author: Jo Pierson,Joke Bauwens

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 147251727X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 176

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Digital Broadcasting presents an introduction to how the classic notion of 'broadcasting' has evolved and is being reinterpreted in an age of digitization and convergence. The book argues that 'digital broadcasting' is not a contradiction in terms, but-on the contrary-both terms presuppose and need each other. Drawing upon an interdisciplinary and international field of research and theory, it looks at current developments in television and radio broadcasting on the level of regulation and policy, industries and economics, production and content, and audience and consumption practices.

International Blogging

Identity, Politics, and Networked Publics

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Author: Adrienne Russell,Nabil Echchaibi

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 9781433102332

Category: Social Science

Page: 205

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Bloggers around the world produce material for local, national and international audiences, yet they are developing in ways that are distinct from the U.S. model. Through case studies of blogs written in English, Chinese, Arab, French, Russian, and Hebrew, this book explores the way blogging is being conceptualized in different cultural contexts. The authors move beyond the most highly trafficked sites to shed light on larger developments taking place online, calling into question assumptions that form the foundation of much of what we read on blogging and, by extension, on global amateur or do-it-yourself media. This book suggests a more nuanced approach to understanding how blogospheres serve communication needs, how they exist in relation to one another, where they exist apart as well as where they overlap, and how they interact with other forms of communication in the larger media landscape.