Political Journalism: New Challenges, New Practices / Edition 1

Political Journalism: New Challenges, New Practices / Edition 1

by Raymond Kuhn
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415258138

ISBN-13: 9780415258135

Pub. Date: 08/02/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Political Journalism explores practices of political journalism, ranging from American 'civic journalism' to the press corps covering the European Union in Brussels, from Bangkok newsrooms to French and Italian scandal hunters. Challenging both the 'mediamalaise' thesis and the notion of the journalist as the faithful servant of democracy, it explores

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Political Journalism explores practices of political journalism, ranging from American 'civic journalism' to the press corps covering the European Union in Brussels, from Bangkok newsrooms to French and Italian scandal hunters. Challenging both the 'mediamalaise' thesis and the notion of the journalist as the faithful servant of democracy, it explores political journalism in the making and maps the opportunities and threats encountered by political journalism in the contemporary sphere.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415258135
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/02/2002
Series:
Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science Series
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)
Lexile:
1460L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors
Acknowledgements
Introduction, Erik Neveu and Raymond Kuhn
1.Four generations of political journalism, Erik Neveu
Part I. The cross-management of the interdependencies between journalists and politicians
2.The first Blair government and political journalism, Raymond Kuhn
3.A crisis in the mirror: old and new elements in Italian political communication, Franca Roncarolo
4.Political journalists and their sources in Thailand, Duncan McCargo
5.Can political journalism exist at the EU level? Olivier Baisnee
Part II. Towards a cynical coverage of politics?
6. Media escalation and political anti-climax in Australia's 'Cash for Comment' scandal, Rodney Tiffen
7.Explaining the wave of scandal: the exposure of corruption in Italy, France and Spain, Veronique Pujas
8.The ambivalent watchdog: the changing culture of political journalism and its effects, Kees Brants and Hetty Van Kempen
Part III. Changes in political journalism: an opportunity or threat for democracy?
9.Journalism and democracy in contemporary Britain, Brain McNair
10.Repositioning the newsroom: the American experience with 'public journalism', Theodore L. Glasser and Francis L.F. Lee
Conclusion
11.Trends in news media and political journalism, Jeremy Tunstall

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