News, Public Relations and Power

News, Public Relations and Power

by Simon Cottle
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761974954

ISBN-13: 9780761974956

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

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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:
9780761974956
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/24/2003
Series:
Media in Focus Series
Pages:
188
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(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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