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Environment and the Press: From Adventure Writing to Advocacy
     

Environment and the Press: From Adventure Writing to Advocacy

by Mark Neuzil, Russell E. Train
 

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ISBN-10: 0810124033

ISBN-13: 9780810124035

Pub. Date: 07/28/2008

Publisher: Northwestern University Press

This history of environmental journalism looks at how the practice now defines issues and sets the public agenda evolving from a tradition that includes the works of authors such as Pliny the Elder, John Muir, and Rachel Carson. It makes the case that the relationship between the media and its audience is an ongoing conversation between society and the media on

Overview

This history of environmental journalism looks at how the practice now defines issues and sets the public agenda evolving from a tradition that includes the works of authors such as Pliny the Elder, John Muir, and Rachel Carson. It makes the case that the relationship between the media and its audience is an ongoing conversation between society and the media on what matters and what should matter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810124035
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2008
Series:
Medill Visions of the American Press Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Russell E. Train
Introduction

Part One: Tributaries
Journalism's Prophetic Voice
Science, Agriculture and Journalism Education
Outdoor Adventure Writing
Nature Writing

Part Two: Main Currents
Persuasive Communication and Environmental Advocacy
Early Mainstream Journalism
Broadcast Media

Part Three: On the Horizon
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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