News, Public Relations and Power / Edition 1

News, Public Relations and Power / Edition 1

by Simon Cottle
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761974962

ISBN-13: 9780761974963

Pub. Date: 04/24/2003

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Introducing theoretical ideas and the latest empirical findings in this fast-developing field of media communication scholarship and study News, Public Relations and Power has contributions from leading international researchers who address issues such as: the rapid growth of public relations and its impact on news production; state information management

Overview

Introducing theoretical ideas and the latest empirical findings in this fast-developing field of media communication scholarship and study News, Public Relations and Power has contributions from leading international researchers who address issues such as: the rapid growth of public relations and its impact on news production; state information management strategies in times of internal political dissent; political parties and mediated 'spin' conducted at national and local levels; the historically changing nature of war journalism; and tabloid television and forms of cultural representation. The book begins with Simon Cottle's introduction which sets out the key ideas and approaches in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761974963
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/24/2003
Series:
Media in Focus Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.42(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION
News, Public Relations and Power - Simon Cottle
Mapping the Field
PART TWO: PROMOTIONAL TIMES: THE GROWTH OF PUBLIC RELATIONS
Public Relations and News Sources - Aeron Davis
PART THREE: SOURCE FIELDS: DOMINANT INTERESTS
'A Good Day to Bury Bad News' - Bob Franklin
Journalists, Sources and the Packaging of Politics
Journalism under Fire - Philip M Taylor
The Reporting of War and International Crises
The Political Contest Model - Gadi Wolfsfeld
PART FOUR: SOURCE FIELDS: CHALLENGERS
Non-Governmental Organizations and the Media - David Deacon
Environmental Activism and News Media - Alison Anderson
PART FIVE: MEDIATING REPRESENTATION AND PARTICIPATION
Tabloid Television and News Culture - John Langer
Access and Representation
Journalism and Deliberative Democracy - Simon Cottle
Mediating Communicative Action

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