Global Crisis Reporting
By (author) Simon Cottle
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Global Crisis Reporting by Simon Cottle
Book DescriptionWhat are 'global crises' and how do they differ from earlier crises? What do recent studies of global crises reporting tell us about the role of the news media in the global age? What are the current trends in the fields of journalism and civil society that are now re-shaping the public communication of crises? From climate change to the global war on terror, from forced migration to humanitarian disasters - these are just some of the global crises addressed in this accessible, ground-breaking book. For the first time, the author situates diverse threats to humanity in a global context and examines how, why and to what extent they are conveyed in today's news media. Global crises are conceived as the dark side of a globalizing world, but how they become reported and constituted in the news media can also help sustain emergent forms of global awareness, global citizenship and global civil society. The book: Draws on original research and scholarship in the field of media and communications Deliberately moves beyond nationally confined research studies Examines diverse global crises and their communicative politics Recognizes global crises and their constitution within global news reporting as defining characteristics of the global ageGlobal Crisis Reporting is key reading for students in media, communications, globalization and journalism studies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780335221387
(89mm x 68mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Open University Press
Publisher: Open University Press
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Simon Cottle
Media Organization and Production, Paperback (April 2003)
Drawing on the work of international contributors, this book examines a wide range of global-local media organizations and the production of different mediums and genres. Chapters examine a range of topics that help to illuminate how cultural production often involves a complex articulation of differing influences and constraints.
Ethnic Minorities and the Media, Paperback (December 2000)
There are few media issues more pressing, or potentially more consequential, than the representation of ethnic minorities. This text brings together leading international researchers who have examined some of the processes of change (and continuity) informing the field of ethnic minorities and the media.
Mass Communication Research Methods, Paperback (May 1998)» View all books by Simon Cottle
Provides an introduction to key research methods and approaches for the study of media and mass communications processes. This book outlines the main methods and approaches for the study of, for example, media organizations and the practices of media professionals.
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Author Biography - Simon Cottle
Simon Cottle is Professor of Media and Communications, Deputy Head of School and Director of the Mediatized Conflict Research Group in the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, Cardiff University, UK. He is author of Mediatized Conflict (Open University Press 2006).
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