News Online: Transformations and Continuities

News Online: Transformations and Continuities

by Graham Meikle, Guy Redden
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230233457

ISBN-13: 9780230233454

Pub. Date: 10/26/2010

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

News matters. It remains the main forum for discussion of public issues. But the news is changing in ways that are not yet understood. This volume examines these changes and analyses their impact upon news, how it is written, produced and received. With leading international scholars, it is the key text on news today.

Overview

News matters. It remains the main forum for discussion of public issues. But the news is changing in ways that are not yet understood. This volume examines these changes and analyses their impact upon news, how it is written, produced and received. With leading international scholars, it is the key text on news today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230233454
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
10/26/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors vii

Introduction: transformation and continuity Graham Meikle Guy Redden 1

1 Journalism, public service and BBC News Online Stuart Allan Einar Thorsen 20

2 Managing the online news revolution: the UK experience Brian McNair 38

3 The crisis of journalism and the Internet Robert W. McChesney 53

4 When magical realism confronted virtual reality: online news and journalism in Latin America Fairo Lugo-Ocando Andrés Cañizález 69

5 Newsgames: an introduction Ian Bogost Simon Ferrari Bobby Schweizer 84

6 The intimate turn of mobile news Gerard Goggin 99

7 News to me: Twitter and the personal networking of news Kate Crawford 115

8 News produsage in a pro-am mediasphere: why citizen journalism matters Axel Bruns 132

9 'Comment is free, facts are sacred': journalistic ethics in a changing mediascape Natalie Fenton Tamara Witschge 148

10 Journalism without journalists: on the power shift from journalists to employers and audiences Mark Deuze Leopoldina Fortunati 164

11 Web 2.0, citizen journalism and social justice in China Xin Xin 178

12 Marrying the professional to the amateur: strategies and implications of the OhmyNews model An Nguyen 195

Conclusion Guy Redden Graham Meikle 210

Index 218

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