News and News Sources: A Critical Introduction / Edition 1

News and News Sources: A Critical Introduction / Edition 1

by Paul Manning
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761957979

ISBN-13: 9780761957973

Pub. Date: 03/20/2001

Publisher: SAGE Publications

News and News Sources offers a fresh introduction to the sociology of news.

News and News Sources: reviews new research in the rapidly expanding field of political communication, drawing upon material from Britain, Europe and the USA; provides a clear introduction to the processes of news production and the implications of the rise in global electronic

Overview

News and News Sources offers a fresh introduction to the sociology of news.

News and News Sources: reviews new research in the rapidly expanding field of political communication, drawing upon material from Britain, Europe and the USA; provides a clear introduction to the processes of news production and the implications of the rise in global electronic news communication; and assesses the various theoretical frameworks available for analysing these developments including fuctionalism, pluralism, Marxism, political economy, hegemony theory, discourse theory and postmodernism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761957973
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/20/2001
Series:
Mass Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Why Worry about the Sources of News
Theorizing News Media and News Sources
Journalists and News Production
Proprietors, Corporations and Politicians
Political Elites, the State and Categories of Knowledge
Considering the Powerful and Politically Marginal
News Media Politics and the Politically Marginal
News Audiences and News Sources

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