Justices and Journalists: The Global Perspective

Justices and Journalists: The Global Perspective


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781316612637
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/10/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x (d)

About the Author

Richard Davis has written extensively on political communication. He is author of Justices and Journalists (2011), Typing Politics (2009) and The Web of Politics (1999), and co-author of New Media and American Politics (with Diana Owen, 1998). He has edited Covering the Court in the Digital Age (2011), and has also co-edited Making a Difference: A Comparative View of the Role of the Internet in Election Politics (with Diana Owen, David Taras and Stephen Ward, 2008) and Twitter and Elections around the World: Campaigning in 140 Characters or Less (Christina Holtz-Bacha and Marion Just, 2016).

David Taras' most recent publications include Digital Mosaic; Media, Power and Identity in Canada (2015) and The Last Word: Media Coverage of the Supreme Court of Canada (with Florian Sauvageau and David Schneiderman, 2006). He is a former president of the Canadian Communication Association.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Judges and journalists and the spaces in-between David Taras; 1. Judicial communication: (re)constructing legitimacy in Argentina Druscilla Scribner; 2. The Australian High Court, speaking for itself, but not tweeting Rachel Spencer; 3. Uncommon transparency: the Supreme Court, media relations, and public opinion in Brazil Matthew Ingram; 4. The 'uncomfortable embrace': the Supreme Court and the media in Canada Susan Harada; 5. Germany: the Federal Constitutional Court and the media Christina Holtz-Bacha; 6. The Supreme Court and media in Ghana's Fourth Republic: an analysis of rulings and interactions between two estates of the realm Winston Tettey; 7. The puzzle of judicial communication in Indonesia: the media, the court, and the Chief Justice Stefanus Hendrianto; 8. Carping, criticizing, and circumventing: judges, the Supreme Court, and the media in Israel Bryna Bogoch; 9. Judicial communication in South Korea: moving toward a more open system? Ahran Park and Kyu Ho Youm; 10. Changing the channel: broadcasting deliberations in the Mexican Supreme Court Francisca Pou; 11. Norway: managed openness and transparency Eric N. Waltenburg, Gunnar Grendstad and William R. Shaffer; 12. Judicial institutional change and court communication innovations: the case of the UK Supreme Court Les Moran; 13. Symbiosis: the US Supreme Court and the journalists who cover it Richard Davis; Conclusion Richard Davis.

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