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Race, Myth and the News / Edition 1
     

Race, Myth and the News / Edition 1

by Christopher P. Campbell
 

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ISBN-10: 0803958722

ISBN-13: 9780803958722

Pub. Date: 02/28/1995

Publisher: SAGE Publications

How are the perceptions of the majority culture, the 'preferred readings', reflected in television news? How do they reinforce stereotyped attitudes on race? This interpretive analysis presents evidence of racism, including under-representation, within news texts. The author examines the values, traditions and practices of news production that, often unconsciously,

Overview

How are the perceptions of the majority culture, the 'preferred readings', reflected in television news? How do they reinforce stereotyped attitudes on race? This interpretive analysis presents evidence of racism, including under-representation, within news texts. The author examines the values, traditions and practices of news production that, often unconsciously, serve to maintain the alienation of racial groups in society. While the focus is on local television news in the United States, Race, Myth and the News has a broad relevance to studies of culture and race.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803958722
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Common Sense, Myth, News and Racism
A Myth of Marginality
Traditional Racism and the News
A Myth of Difference
Racial Stereotypes and the News
A Myth of Assimilation
'Enlightened' Racism and the News
Race, Myth and the Newspaper
How the Daily Press Covered King Day
Conclusion

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