When News Was New / Edition 1

When News Was New / Edition 1

by Terhi Rantanen
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When News Was New / Edition 1

When News was New investigates how news has re-invented itself at different historical moments--from medieval storytellers to 19th century telegraph news agencies to 21st century bloggers.

  • Tracks the evolution of news through history
  • Explores the regular reconstruction of news, the salability of news, and whether objectivity matters
  • Provides an innovative approach to the history of news; clear, succinct writing; and effective use of photographs, maps, and tables which have strong appeal to the student reader
  • Offers a new way of understanding news in our history and culture

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781405175524
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/12/2009
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables viii

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction: When News Was New x

1 Temporalization: How News Became New 1

2 Cosmopolitanization: An Older Phenomenon Than We Think 19

3 Globalization: When News Became Global 42

4 Commodifi cation: How To Sell News 58

5 Localization: Places in News 76

6 Nationalization: News and the Nation-states 92

7 Epilogue: Today Was Yesterday 112

Bibliography 133

Index 146

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