News Around the World: Content, Practitioners, and the Public [NOOK Book]

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First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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News Around the World: Content, Practitioners, and the Public

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Overview

First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135486556
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/20/2005
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 424
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Pamela J. Shoemaker is the John Ben Snow Professor at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University, USA. Her books include How to Build Social Science Theories, Mediating the Message: Theories of Influences on Mass Media Content, Gatekeeping, and an edited volume, Communication Campaigns about Drugs: Government, Media, Public. She is co-editor of the journal Communication Research. She is former president of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.
Akiba A. Cohen
is Professor of Communication at Tel Aviv University in Israel. He is author of The Television News Interview and co-author of The Holocaust and the Press: Nazi War-Crimes Trials in Germany and Israel, Global Newsrooms, Local Audiences: A Study of the Eurovision News Exchange, and Social Conflict and Television News. He served as president of the International Communication Association and is an elected Fellow of the Association.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
Part 1 Theory and Method 1
1 Introduction 3
2 Evolution and News 7
3 Methodology 23
Part 2 Data Analyses across the Countries 35
4 Topics in the News 37
5 Deviance in the News 49
6 Social Significance in the News 65
7 The Perception of Newsworthiness 83
Part 3 Country-by-Country Analyses 91
8 What's News in Australia? 93
9 What's News in Chile? 119
10 What's News in China? 141
11 What's News in Germany? 165
12 What's News in India? 189
13 What's News in Israel? 215
14 What's News in Jordan? 239
15 What's News in Russia? 259
16 What's News in South Africa? 283
17 What's News in the United States? 309
Part 4 Conclusions and Appendices 333
18 What's News? Theory Revised 335
Appendix A Content Analysis Codebook 355
Appendix B Distributions of Deviance Intensity Scores for the Ten Countries 367
Appendix C Distributions of Social Significance Intensity Scores for the Ten Countries 371
Endnotes 375
References 377
About the Contributors 383
Index 389
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