Online News and the Public / Edition 1

Online News and the Public / Edition 1

by Michael B. Salwen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0805848231

ISBN-13: 9780805848236

Pub. Date: 10/26/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

"Online News and the Public provides an innovative look at the phenomenon of online news from a variety of perspectives, identifying trends and presenting a collection of original research investigations about the newest medium of mass communication. The chapters included here offer unique and timely insights on the state of online news, exploring the issues…  See more details below

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"Online News and the Public provides an innovative look at the phenomenon of online news from a variety of perspectives, identifying trends and presenting a collection of original research investigations about the newest medium of mass communication. The chapters included here offer unique and timely insights on the state of online news, exploring the issues surrounding this convergence of print and electronic platforms, and the public's response to it." This collection is appropriate for scholars, researchers, and students in journalism, mass communication, new media, and related areas. It is an invaluable tool for understanding the newest news medium and its vast implications on society, and will be required reading for anyone wishing to better understand the practices of content providers and audience uses of Internet news.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805848236
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/26/2004
Series:
Routledge Communication Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
404
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1Online newspapers3
2Online news trends47
3Legal issues in online journalism81
4The baseline survey projects : exploring questions121
5Online news credibility147
6Public fear of terrorism and the news media165
7Third-person perceptions of fear during the war on terrorism : perceptions of online news users185
8Under construction : measures of community building at newspaper web sites205
9Uses and gratifications of online and offline news : new wine in an old bottle?221
10Online news as a functional substitute of offline news237
11Online newspaper market size and the use of World Wide Web technologies257
12What they post : Arabic-language message boards after the September 11 attacks279
13Why they chat : predicting adoption and use of chat rooms303
AppNational telephone survey questionnaires, 2001-2002323

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