After Broadcast News: Media Regimes, Democracy, and the New Information Environment

After Broadcast News: Media Regimes, Democracy, and the New Information Environment

by Bruce A. Williams, Michael X. Delli Carpini
     
 

After Broadcast News challenges the role of professional journalists as the primary source of politically relevant information.See more details below

Overview

After Broadcast News challenges the role of professional journalists as the primary source of politically relevant information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521279833
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/31/2011
Series:
Communication, Society and Politics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Is there a difference between Tina Fey and Katie Couric?: policing the boundaries between news and entertainment; 2. Media regimes and American democracy; 3. And that's the way it (was): the rise and fall of the age of broadcast news; 4. Political reality, political power and political relevance in the changing media environment; 5. Politics in the emerging new media age: hyperreality, multiaxiality, and 'the Clinton scandals'; 6. When the media really matter: coverage of the environment in a changing media environment; 7. 9/11 and its aftermath: constructing a political spectacle in the new media environment; 8. Shaping a new media regime.

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