Interpreting News

Interpreting News

by Graham Meikle
     
 

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This core introductory text offers a clear and comprehensive overview of how news has been theorised and understood in key Media Studies traditions. It draws upon perspectives from the Humanities and Social Sciences in exploring how news is constructed, distributed and received. Written in an accessible style, the book will include up-to-date examples and

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This core introductory text offers a clear and comprehensive overview of how news has been theorised and understood in key Media Studies traditions. It draws upon perspectives from the Humanities and Social Sciences in exploring how news is constructed, distributed and received. Written in an accessible style, the book will include up-to-date examples and discussion of contemporary issues such as the uses of new technologies in news media. It is valuable reading for students and practitioners seeking to broaden their understanding of news and current affairs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403933829
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
12/09/2008
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

GRAHAM MEIKLE is lecturer in Media and Communication at Macquarie University, Sydney.

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