Public Journalism and Political Knowledge / Edition 224

Public Journalism and Political Knowledge / Edition 224

by Anthony J. Eksterowicz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0847695409

ISBN-13: 9780847695409

Pub. Date: 08/28/2000

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

The public (or civic) journalism movement has sparked an ongoing debate within journalistic circles. In this book, leading journalists, communication scholars, and political scientists assess the state of contemporary public journalism, looking at its origins, the arguments for and against public journalism, and the state of political knowledge. Addressing

Overview

The public (or civic) journalism movement has sparked an ongoing debate within journalistic circles. In this book, leading journalists, communication scholars, and political scientists assess the state of contemporary public journalism, looking at its origins, the arguments for and against public journalism, and the state of political knowledge. Addressing theoretical and academic notions of public journalism_in conjunction with the possible role of the modern university_this timely volume explores the potential of public journalism to help elevate the public's political knowledge.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847695409
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.86(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Introduction Part 3 Part I: The Origins of Public Journalism Chapter 4 The History and Development of Public Journalism Chapter 5 Public Journalism: A Critique Part 6 Part II: The Practice of Public Journalism Chapter 7 Public Journalism and the Press: The Virginian-Pilot Experience Chapter 8 Is Anybody Out There? The Roanoke Times Experience Chapter 9 Public Journalism and Television News Chapter 10 Public Journalism and National Public Radio Part 11 Part III: The Impact and Future of Public Journalism Chapter 12 Public Journalism and Community Change Chapter 13 If You Report It, Will They Care? Political Knowledge and Public Journalism Chapter 14 Educating the Public Journalist for the Twenty-First Century Chapter 15 Epilogue: Public Journalism and the Future

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