Public Policy and Media Organizations

Public Policy and Media Organizations

by Caroline Kamau, David Berry

NOOK Book(eBook)

$131.49 $149.95 Save 12% Current price is $131.49, Original price is $149.95. You Save 12%.

Available on Compatible NOOK Devices and the free NOOK Apps.
WANT A NOOK?  Explore Now

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472404343
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 02/28/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

David Berry is an academic and writer at Southampton Solent University, UK. David has published five books to date and his most recent, Revisiting the Frankfurt School: Essays on Culture, Media and Theory, was published in 2012. David is Chief Editor of the International Journal of Radical Mass Media Criticism at fifth-estate-online.co.uk.

Caroline Kamau completed her PhD at the University of Kent, UK, in 2005. After working as a postdoctoral research associate in Kent for a year, Kamau was an adjunct lecturer at Florida State University's London centre. She was then a lecturer in psychology at Southampton Solent University, UK, for 5 years. Kamau is a lecturer in organizational psychology at Birkbeck, University of London. Her research focuses on group processes.


Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Part I Theorizing Public Policy and News Media Representations: Introduction: some notes on public policy and media; Political philosophy; Public policy; News media representations and discourse of public policy. Part II Group Processes and the Media as a Referee in Public Policy-Making: Introduction: why group processes matter; When the common good is not so common: group identity motives in public policy-making; Why and when media organizations referee public policy decision-making; Group processes among media workers, faulty decision-making processes and effects on public opinion about policy; References; Index.


Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews