Television News, Politics and Young People: Generation Disconnected?

Television News, Politics and Young People: Generation Disconnected?

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ISBN-13: 9781349304820
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 04/09/2010
Edition description: 1st ed. 2010
Pages: 235
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

MIKE WAYNE is Professor in Screen Media at Brunel University, UK.

CRAIG MURRAY has a Ph.D. from the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. He has worked on research projects at Liverpool University and Brunel University in London, UK, and is currently chief media analyst at a media monitoring company in Oslo, Norway.

JULIAN PETLEY is Professor of Screen Media and Journalism in the School of Arts, Brunel University, UK. His most recent publication is Censorship: A Beginner's Guide (2009). He is co-principal editor of the Journal of British Cinema and Television, and chair of the Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom.

LESLEY HENDERSONis Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Communications in the School of Social Sciences, Brunel University, UK. She has published widely on factual and fictional media production and public understandings of diverse issues. Her most recent book is Social Issues in Television Fiction (2007).


Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction The Crisis of Political Representation Young People, Politics and Television Broadcasters' Perspectives Content Analysis of Television News The Symbolic Criminalisation of Young People The Monopolisation of Political Discourse The Boundaries of Political Debate: Animal Rights Apathetic or Excluded? Young People, News and the Electronic Media Talk Back: Young Audiences and Reception Conclusion: Is Another Television News Paradigm Possible? Bibliography Notes Index

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