The World News Prism: Global Information in a Satellite Age / Edition 7

The World News Prism: Global Information in a Satellite Age / Edition 7

by William A. Hachten, James F. Scotton, James Francis Scotton
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405150572

ISBN-13: 9781405150576

Pub. Date: 08/30/2006

Publisher: Wiley

Analyzing the changing role of transnational news media in our evolving globalization and its impact on rapidly changing news events, The World News Prism appeals beyond the classroom to journalism professionals worldwide.
  • A popular and established textbook, this 7th edition has been updated to appeal to an international audience
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Overview

Analyzing the changing role of transnational news media in our evolving globalization and its impact on rapidly changing news events, The World News Prism appeals beyond the classroom to journalism professionals worldwide.

  • A popular and established textbook, this 7th edition has been updated to appeal to an international audience
  • Brings readers up to date on major global stories: the war on terrorism, Iraq, development in China’s media, and the global impact of large scale natural disasters like the quake and tsunami in South Asia
  • Increases focus on how technological developments affect the news: the internet, blogs, and bystanders’ roles in documenting world news
  • Analyzes the changing role of transnational news media in our evolving globalization and its impact on rapidly changing news events, appealing beyond the classroom to journalism professionals worldwide

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405150576
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/30/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.55(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Seventh Edition.

Introduction.

1. News Communication for a New Global System.

2. Changing Ideologies of Press Control.

3. The International News System.

4. The Internet, Comsats, and Bloggers.

5. The Impact of Great News Events.

6. Globalization of Media.

7. China: Caged Media in a Free Economy.

8. The Evolving Media of the Arabs and Africa.

9. Foreign News in Flux.

10. War Reporting under Fire.

11. Public Diplomacy and Propaganda.

12. Western Media to World Media.

Selected Bibliography.

Index

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