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Mexican Press and Civil Society, 1940-1976: Stories from the Newsroom, Stories from the Street

Benjamin T. Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469638089
eISBN:
9781469638140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638089.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Mexico today is one of the most dangerous places in the world to report the news, and Mexicans have taken to the street to defend freedom of expression. As Benjamin T. Smith demonstrates in this ... More


The News Gap: When the Information Preferences of the Media and the Public Diverge

Pablo J. Boczkowski and Eugenia Mitchelstein

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019835
eISBN:
9780262318181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019835.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The sites of major media organizations—CNN, USA Today, the Guardian, and others—provide the public with much of the online news they consume. But although a large proportion of the top stories these ... More


Power in a union

Mark O'Brien

in The Fourth Estate: Journalism in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096136
eISBN:
9781526121004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096136.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the development of trade unionism for journalists and the impact it had on professional solidarity by examining the development of the National Union of Journalists in Ireland, ... More


A red republic

Mark O'Brien

in The Fourth Estate: Journalism in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096136
eISBN:
9781526121004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096136.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the 1950s, a decade of rancorous division among journalists. Alongside economic depression and political instability and against the backdrop of the Cold War came church-fuelled ... More


John T. Flynn, “Nasty Man”

Chris Yogerst

in Hollywood Hates Hitler!: Jew-Baiting, Anti-Nazism, and the Senate Investigation into Warmongering in Motion Pictures

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496829757
eISBN:
9781496829801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496829757.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

John T. Flynn was the testimony of the day. Flynn opened by introducing himself to the three hundred attendees as a journalist who primarily writes on economic and social issues. Flynn also worked as ... More


Journalists by Definition

Joel Simon

in The New Censorship: Inside the Global Battle for Media Freedom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160643
eISBN:
9780231538336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160643.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter addresses the issue of what constitutes journalism. The question of who is precisely a journalist surfaces almost every day at the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). However, a ... More


High dignity and low salaries

Mark O'Brien

in The Fourth Estate: Journalism in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096136
eISBN:
9781526121004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096136.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines how, in the early 1900s, Irish journalists organised themselves into an association that examined contentious issues such as salaries, employment conditions, the social status ... More


Humming Engines and Moving Radio: Encapsulating the Listening Driver

Karin Bijsterveld, Eefje Cleophas, Stefan Krebs, and Gijs Mom

in Sound and Safe: A History of Listening Behind the Wheel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199925698
eISBN:
9780199350155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925698.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Psychology of Music

This chapter tells, notably for Germany,how automotive journalists and car mechanics initially educated drivers to carefully listen to the humming engines and transmission clutter of their ... More


A Balancing Act for Shilts

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Shilts steps out as a spokesman against gay bathhouses, admitting he once patronized them himself. ACT-UP members focus their vitriol on Shilts, Shilts turns his criticism on ACT-UP tactics. Although ... More


Two Suicides and a Funeral: The Euthanasia Debate on Film and Television

in Spanish Screen Fiction: Between Cinema and Television

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312014
eISBN:
9781846315732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312014.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the euthanasia theme in Spanish film and television. It focuses on Alejandro Amenábar's Mar adentro (‘The Sea Inside’, 2004), an Oscar-winning film based on the real-life ... More


Avatars, Pseudonyms, and the Regulation of Affect: Performing and Occluding Gender in the Pall Mall Gazette

Fionnuala Dillane

in Women, Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1830s-1900s: The Victorian Period

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474433907
eISBN:
9781474465120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433907.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In this essay, Fionnuala Dillane draws upon theories of affect to show how the affective space of the letters page functioned to reinforce ‘structures of feeling in nineteenth-century emotional ... More


Journalists and Journalism in Nineteenth-Century India

Amelia Bonea

in The News of Empire: Telegraphy, Journalism, and the Politics of Reporting in Colonial India, c. 1830–1900

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199467129
eISBN:
9780199087136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467129.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the contexts of news reporting in colonial India, focusing on some of the actors who wrote for and about the newspaper press, especially in relation to technologies of ... More


The Metropolitan Press: Connections and Competition between Britain and Ireland

Mark O’Brien

in The Edinburgh History of the British and Irish Press, Volume 3: Competition and Disruption, 1900-2017

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474424929
eISBN:
9781474496087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424929.003.0033
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the metropolitan press in Britain and Ireland between 1900 and 2011. While newspapers helped to set the agenda and tone of political and cultural discourse there existed often ... More


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