News Narratives And News Framing / Edition 1

News Narratives And News Framing / Edition 1

by Karen S. Johnson-Cartee
     
 

News Narratives and News Framing is a revealing look at how the media's construction of news affects our political, economic, and social realities. In this introduction to the theory behind news framing, Karen Johnson-Cartee pulls together elements from communication, journalism, politics, and sociology to create a picture of how news forms these realities for the

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Overview

News Narratives and News Framing is a revealing look at how the media's construction of news affects our political, economic, and social realities. In this introduction to the theory behind news framing, Karen Johnson-Cartee pulls together elements from communication, journalism, politics, and sociology to create a picture of how news forms these realities for the public. With its comprehensive reference section and suggestions on how to influence the news agenda, this is a beneficial resource for students in political communication, media criticism, and communication theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742536630
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Series:
Communication, Media, and Politics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
0.77(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 1 The Social Construction of Reality Chapter 3 2 Public Opinion and Public Policy Chapter 4 3 Journalism at a Crossroads Chapter 5 4 Newsgathering Mythologies and Strategic Rituals Chapter 6 5 News as Narrative Chapter 7 6 Actors in the Social Construction of News Chapter 8 7 Standardization in Framing Chapter 9 8 Personalized and Confrontational News Framing Chapter 10 Appendix: The 1986 Drug War and Media Convergence Chapter 11 References

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