Journalism Today: A Themed History / Edition 1

Journalism Today: A Themed History / Edition 1

by Jane L. Chapman, Nick Nuttall
     
 

ISBN-10: 140517952X

ISBN-13: 9781405179522

Pub. Date: 05/10/2011

Publisher: Wiley

Journalism Today: A Themed History provides a targeted analysis of journalism’s history through the exploration of overarching concepts, as opposed to a typical chronological overview. Emphasizing the interaction between the press and society, it sheds new light on the relationship between the two and how it has shaped both.

  • Thematic, non-linear
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    Overview

    Journalism Today: A Themed History provides a targeted analysis of journalism’s history through the exploration of overarching concepts, as opposed to a typical chronological overview. Emphasizing the interaction between the press and society, it sheds new light on the relationship between the two and how it has shaped both.

  • Thematic, non-linear study of journalism history
  • Emphasizes influence of the historical press on its modern incarnation
  • Incorporates roles of print, broadcast, and new media
  • Gives comparative analysis of American, British, and international journalism
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781405179522
    Publisher:
    Wiley
    Publication date:
    05/10/2011
    Edition description:
    New Edition
    Pages:
    352
    Product dimensions:
    6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

    Table of Contents

    Preface: How To Use the Book and Summary of Sections viii

    Acknowledgments xiv

    Introduction: The Uses and Abuses of History: Why Bother With It—1

    Part I: Journalism and Democracy: A Sibling Rivalry? 13

    1 A Right To Know 15

    Résumé: Walter Lippmann 19

    Résumés: The Founding Fathers 23

    FactFile: The Development of Rights and Liberties 26

    2 The Road Not Taken 30

    Résumé: Tom Paine 35

    FactFile: Anthony Haswell and Freedom of the Press 38

    Résumé: Edward Smith Hall – An Australian Pioneer 41

    FactFile: Habermas and the Changing Public Sphere 44

    FactFile: The Lincoln–Douglas Debates 48

    3 Digging the Dirt 55

    Résumé: Lincoln Steffens 59

    Résumé: S. S. McClure 60

    Résumé: John Dewey 66

    Résumé: Henry Luce 70

    4 Spinning a Good Yarn and Developing Community 75

    FactFile: The Pseudo-Event 82

    Résumé: Ivy Lee 85

    Résumé: Edward Bernays 86

    FactFile: Neoliberalism’s Threat to Community 88

    Part II: Technology, Work, and Business: Is Journalism More Than Just a Job? 97

    5 Changing Roles in a Changing World 99

    FactFile: The Cold Type Revolution 101

    Résumé: Lord Beaverbrook 104

    Résumé: Charles Dana 107

    Résumé: William Cobbett 110

    Résumé: John Stuart Mill 111

    6 A New Journalism For A New Age 120

    Résumé: Joseph Pulitzer 121

    Résumé: Alfred Harmsworth, Lord Northcliffe 123

    Résumé: E. L. Godkin 126

    FactFile: Appeal to Reason 132

    FactFile: Ida M. Tarbell and Standard Oil 134

    7 He Who Pays The Piper 140

    FactFile: Advertising, Class, and the Daily Herald 142

    FactFile: Forza Italia 143

    FactFile: The Broadcast Reform Movement, 1928-35 149

    FactFile: Edward R. Murrow and See It Now 151

    8 A Power Worth Fighting For 160

    FactFile: Rupert Murdoch and News Corporation 162

    FactFile: Cable News Network and the "CNN Effect" 164

    Part III: Ethics: A Matter of Judgment? 173

    9 Private and Confidential? 175

    FactFile: Privacy Codes in the United States 183

    FactFile: Privacy Codes in Great Britain 185

    10 Fakes, Rakes, and "On The Take" 200

    FactFile: Faking It 210

    Part IV: Audience: Citizen Consumer or Consumer Citizen? 219

    11 Finding an Audience 221

    FactFile: News Values 225

    FactFile: Joe and Jolene Sixpack 231

    Résumé: George Newnes 239

    Résumé: C. P. Scott and the Manchester Guardian 242

    12 How Audiences Rewrote the Script 247

    FactFile: La Fronde 253

    FactFile: Le Petit Journal 256

    FactFile: Audience Reaction to W. T. Stead's "Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon" 265

    13 Watching and Listening 272

    FactFile: Leo Lowenthal and Celebrity "Idols" 276

    FactFile: Measuring the Audience 281

    Résumé: Marshall McLuhan 286

    Part V: Conclusion: A Future History 297

    14 Paper Tigers? 299

    Résumé: Paul Julius Reuter 303

    FactFile: The "Net Benefit to Canada" Test 306

    Index 317

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