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Ranking US Public Affairs Educational Programmes: Searching for Quality, Finding Equilibrium

H. George Frederickson and Edmund C. Stazyk

in Paradoxes of Modernization: Unintended Consequences of Public Policy Reform

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199573547
eISBN:
9780191722677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573547.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

Approximately every three years US News and World Report publishes its rankings of master's degree programmes in public affairs. As part of its ‘America's best graduate schools’ series, the most ... More


Understanding and Respecting Privacy

Candace Cummins Gauthier

in Journalism Ethics: A Philosophical Approach

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195370805
eISBN:
9780199776610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370805.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter addresses the practical conflicts for journalists, their employers, the owners of news organizations, and the public regarding issues of privacy in reporting the news. Privacy will be ... More


Critical News Reporting and Legal-Media Collaborative Networks

Ya-Wen Lei

in The Contentious Public Sphere: Law, Media, and Authoritarian Rule in China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196145
eISBN:
9781400887941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196145.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter details how the state's use of media to disseminate law and report on certain local problems, paired with political fragmentation and the marketization of the press, provided conditions ... More


Fashioning Frames

Abigail C Saguy

in What's Wrong with Fat?: The War on Obesity and its Collateral Damage

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199857081
eISBN:
9780199315925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199857081.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Drawing on two different paired samples of scientific studies of obesity and news reporting on those studies, this chapter examines the respective roles played by scientific research and the news ... More


Concentration Camps and Media Reports

Robert Gellately

in Backing Hitler: Consent and Coercion in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205609
eISBN:
9780191676697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205609.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses how Nazi officials informed the public about the concentration camps, and provided rationalizations for them. Public knowledge of the concentration camps was coloured by the ... More


Campaign News in the Time of Twitter

Regina G. Lawrence

in Controlling the Message: New Media in American Political Campaigns

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479886357
eISBN:
9781479865505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479886357.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the impact of Twitter on news reporting of election campaigns. Drawing on findings from a broad range of interviews with political journalists, it considers how the ... More


The “What” Waned in Broadcast News

Kevin G. Barnhurst

in Mister Pulitzer and the Spider: Modern News from Realism to the Digital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040184
eISBN:
9780252098406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040184.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter analyzes changes in news event coverage. In early 1950, when Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy mounted his virulent attacks accusing the Truman administration of harboring Communists in the State ... More


Apocalypse: The Media’s Framing of Black Looters, Shooters, and Brutes in Hurricane Katrina’s Aftermath

Michael G. Lacy and Kathleen C. Haspel

in Critical Rhetorics of Race

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762226
eISBN:
9780814765296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762226.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter shows how dominant news stories featured dangerous black male brutes who took over New Orleans in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath. In late August 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast ... More


Traditional Media, Social Media, and Different Presidential Campaign Messages

Matthew Eshbaugh-Soha

in Controlling the Message: New Media in American Political Campaigns

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479886357
eISBN:
9781479865505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479886357.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the differences between traditional and social media coverage of the 2012 presidential election across a range of dimensions, including volume and tone. Using data provided by ... More


Mainstream Media Failure Modes and Self-Healing in a Propaganda-Rich Environment

Yochai Benkler, Robert Faris, and Hal Roberts

in Network Propaganda: Manipulation, Disinformation, and Radicalization in American Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190923624
eISBN:
9780190923662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190923624.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter examines how mainstream media operated in a propaganda-rich environment by focusing on its failure and recovery modes. In particular, this chapter analyzes two central attributes of ... More


Introduction

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/9780199467129.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The introduction sets the background for the book by discussing some of the ways in which technology and journalism have intersected in scholarly literature during the last century and a half. It ... More


Online News Reverted to Sense-Making

Kevin G. Barnhurst

in Mister Pulitzer and the Spider: Modern News from Realism to the Digital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040184
eISBN:
9780252098406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040184.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses news practice in interactive media. Instead of delivering hard-to-get news, reporters seem like just another supplier of opinion among many competing on legacy media—cable ... More


Events Dwindled in Print Stories

Kevin G. Barnhurst

in Mister Pulitzer and the Spider: Modern News from Realism to the Digital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040184
eISBN:
9780252098406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040184.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The rise of the Internet and cellular telecommunications has given reporters access to ever more events. The expanding ways and means—the growing reach—of newsgathering suggest a commonsense ... More


Modern Events Resumed Online

Kevin G. Barnhurst

in Mister Pulitzer and the Spider: Modern News from Realism to the Digital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040184
eISBN:
9780252098406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040184.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter analyzes the impact of online news on news reporting. In the first decade of the 2000s, the “what” in accident, crime, employment, and political stories first began reporting more events ... More


Local Lost Ground to Distant News

Kevin G. Barnhurst

in Mister Pulitzer and the Spider: Modern News from Realism to the Digital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040184
eISBN:
9780252098406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040184.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers the claim that that news from outside the United States has been declining. For over a century, prominent figures have been describing the citizenry as ill informed, especially ... More


The Press Grew More Interpretive

Kevin G. Barnhurst

in Mister Pulitzer and the Spider: Modern News from Realism to the Digital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040184
eISBN:
9780252098406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040184.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the growing pressure for news to become more interpretive. The Left worries about commercial and public relations influences, and the Right about reporters' biases, but both ... More


Modernism Exposed the Flaws of News

Kevin G. Barnhurst

in Mister Pulitzer and the Spider: Modern News from Realism to the Digital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040184
eISBN:
9780252098406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040184.003.0020
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the flaws of modern news practice. Modern news practice aims to perfect the accuracy, reliability, and insight of reporting. Accuracy requires mature judgment about the facts. ... More


Reports

Charity Vogel

in The Angola Horror: The 1867 Train Wreck That Shocked the Nation and Transformed American Railroads

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449086
eISBN:
9780801469763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449086.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the first reports of the New York Express disaster at Angola that were carried by different newspapers on December 19 and 20, 1867. Men and women learned about the facts of the ... More


Newscasters Appeared Closer

Kevin G. Barnhurst

in Mister Pulitzer and the Spider: Modern News from Realism to the Digital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040184
eISBN:
9780252098406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040184.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter analyzes the impact of location in network evening newscasts. The background surrounding newscasters is one indicator of location. Correspondents appear close to the action by going on ... More


Broadcast News Became Less Episodic

Kevin G. Barnhurst

in Mister Pulitzer and the Spider: Modern News from Realism to the Digital

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040184
eISBN:
9780252098406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040184.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers the provision of context and analysis in television news. Americans have tended to be realist, viewing problems as “concrete rather than abstract” and are relying more on ... More


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