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
William A. Hachten is Professor Emeritus of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Wisconsin-Madison where he taught for 30 years. His publications include: The Troubles of Journalism, Third Edition (2005), The Growth of Media in the Third World (1993), and The Press and Apartheid (1984).
James F. Scotton is Associate Professor of Journalism at Marquette University, Milwaukee. He has taught in China, Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, and Uganda, and has worked as a reporter, editorial writer, and editor with the Associated Press and newspapers in several states.