News Online: Transformations and Continuities

News Online: Transformations and Continuities

by Graham Meikle, Guy Redden


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230233447
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 10/15/2010
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

GRAHAM MEIKLE Senior Lecturer in the Film, Media& Journalism department at the University of Stirling, UK, where he is Programme Director of the MLitt in Media and Culture. He is the author of Interpreting News (2008, Palgrave) and Future Active: Media Activism and the Internet (2002, Routledge). He has published a number of book chapters and journal articles on news and the Internet, amongst others, and has designed and taught courses in news analysis and digital media theory at universities in Australia and the UK.

GUY REDDEN Lecturer in cultural studies at the University of Sydney, Australia. He has previously taught at the University of Lincoln and Prince of Songkla University. His research revolves around the relationships between culture, media and economy.

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors vii

Introduction: transformation and continuity Graham Meikle Guy Redden 1

1 Journalism, public service and BBC News Online Stuart Allan Einar Thorsen 20

2 Managing the online news revolution: the UK experience Brian McNair 38

3 The crisis of journalism and the Internet Robert W. McChesney 53

4 When magical realism confronted virtual reality: online news and journalism in Latin America Fairo Lugo-Ocando Andrés Cañizález 69

5 Newsgames: an introduction Ian Bogost Simon Ferrari Bobby Schweizer 84

6 The intimate turn of mobile news Gerard Goggin 99

7 News to me: Twitter and the personal networking of news Kate Crawford 115

8 News produsage in a pro-am mediasphere: why citizen journalism matters Axel Bruns 132

9 'Comment is free, facts are sacred': journalistic ethics in a changing mediascape Natalie Fenton Tamara Witschge 148

10 Journalism without journalists: on the power shift from journalists to employers and audiences Mark Deuze Leopoldina Fortunati 164

11 Web 2.0, citizen journalism and social justice in China Xin Xin 178

12 Marrying the professional to the amateur: strategies and implications of the OhmyNews model An Nguyen 195

Conclusion Guy Redden Graham Meikle 210

Index 218

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From the Publisher

This timely, concise collection will be valuable for everyone who wants to learn about the pressing issues news media face.' - T.J. Zou, University of Arkansas, USA, Choice

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