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Anatomy of a Honey Trap

Marjorie Garber

in Loaded Words

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823242047
eISBN:
9780823242085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242047.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Supporters of WikiLeaks proprietor Julian Assange protested his arrest in Sweden on sexual charges as a classic “honey trap”—a sting operation in which an attractive person is used to entrap or ... More


The Watchdog Still Barks: How Accountability Reporting Evolved for the Digital Age

Beth Knobel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279333
eISBN:
9780823281404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279333.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Perhaps no other function of a free press is as important as the watchdog role. It is easier for politicians to get away with abusing power, wasting public funds, and making poor decisions if the ... More


Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Des Freedman, Jonathan Obar, Cheryl Martens, and Robert W. McChesney (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This collection brings together strategies for advancing media reform objectives, prepared by 33 scholars and activists working in and/or studying in more than 25 countries, including: Canada, Mexico ... More


Camus as Journalist

Joseph Frank

in Responses to Modernity: Essays in the Politics of Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239252
eISBN:
9780823239290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239252.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In the early years of his career, before The Myth of Sisyphus and The Stranger made their mark, Albert Camus was far better known as a journalist than in any other capacity. He published articles ... More


The Poet and the President: Abraham Lincoln and Walt Whitman

John Y. Simon, Harold Holzer, and Dawn Vogel

in Lincoln Revisited: New Insights from the Lincoln Forum

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823227365
eISBN:
9780823240869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823227365.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter recreates the mood of the nineteenth-century world in which Abraham Lincoln and Walt Whitman lived and moved; often the success of this effort is dependent upon a single detail or ... More


Bigger Means Better

Beth Knobel

in The Watchdog Still Barks: How Accountability Reporting Evolved for the Digital Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279333
eISBN:
9780823281404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279333.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter presents the results of the study of three large national newspapers with high circulation and big reputations for excellence. They are the New York Times (NYT or Times), the Washington ... More


If Not Now, when?

Beth Knobel

in The Watchdog Still Barks: How Accountability Reporting Evolved for the Digital Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279333
eISBN:
9780823281404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279333.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter contains conclusions and prescriptions for strengthening watchdog reporting. To that end, this chapter presents ten recommendations resulting from this research. These are directed to ... More


Epigones in the House of Language: Benjamin and Kraus

Alexander Gelley

in Benjamin's Passages: Dreaming, Awakening

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262564
eISBN:
9780823266562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262564.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

For over a quarter of a century Karl Kraus’s public impact in German-speaking circles was enormous. His journal Die Fackel (The Torch) consisted for the most part of critiques and parodies directed ... More


Organizing for Media Reform in Canada: Media Democracy Day, OpenMedia, and Reimagine CBC

Kathleen Cross and David Skinner

in Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.003.0013
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter examines three contemporary media reform initiatives in Anglophone Canada—an annual community event (Media Democracy Day), a campaign organization (OpenMedia.ca), and a specific ... More


Media Reform Initiatives in West Africa

Kwame Karikari

in Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.003.0016
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

As a leading media reform promotion organization in West Africa, the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) initiated its advocacy work on major issues of reform through the following key ... More


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