News in Public Memory: An International Study of Media Memories across Generations

News in Public Memory: An International Study of Media Memories across Generations

by Ingrid Volkmer (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780820461946
Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Publication date: 02/27/2006
Series: Popular Culture and Everyday Life Series , #6
Pages: 307
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

The Editor: A former Professor of media studies in Germany, Ingrid Volkmer currently teaches at the University of Otago, New Zealand. She has been a Fellow at the Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University and is currently affiliated with the Amsterdam School of Communication Research in The Netherlands. Dr. Volkmer has published widely on issues of global media infrastructures and journalism. She is on the editorial board of the journal Global Media & Communication and Associate Editor of the Encyclopedia «Globalization» (2005).

Table of Contents

Contents: Ingrid Volkmer: Preface – Ingrid Volkmer: Introduction – Christina Slade: Australia – Theo Hug: Austria – Jan Jirák: Czech Republic – Gebhard Rusch/Ingrid Volkmer: Germany – Keval J. Kumar: India – Reiko Sekiguchi: Japan – Margarita Maass/Daniela Rivera/Andres Hofman: Mexico – Ruth Teer-Tomaselli: South Africa – Matthew D. Payne/Jill Dianne Swenson/Thomas W. Bohn: USA – Christina Slade: Perceptions and Memories of the Media Context – Keval J. Kumar/Theo Hug/Gebhard Rusch: Construction of Memory – Ruth Teer-Tomaselli: Memory and Markers: Collective Memory and Newsworthiness – Ingrid Volkmer: Globalization, Generational Entelechies and the Global Public Space.

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