By (author) Jackie Harrison
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News by Jackie Harrison
Book DescriptionFrom an author highly knowledgeable in the field, News is a handy and accessible guide that examines the history of news, both as newspapers and radio, and as entertainment and information, and introduces students to the key concepts and issues that surround the news. Using up-to-date case examples such as the Hutton Report and embedded journalists, from across a range of media including print, radio, television and the internet, Jackie Harrison explains the different theoretical approaches that have been used to study the news, as well as providing an accessible introduction to how news is produced and regulated, what counts as news, and how it is selected and presented. Topics covered include: * introduction to the concept of news * the growth and development of news * technology, concentration and competition * balancing freedom and responisibility * regulatory control of the news * making the news. Written in a clear and lively style, News is the ideal introductory book for students of media, communication and journalism.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415319508
(216mm x 138mm x 23mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jackie Harrison
European Broadcasting Law and Policy, Hardback (October 2007)
In this book, Harrison and Woods provide a detailed analysis of European broadcasting law.
News, Hardback (November 2005)
With examples across a range of media including print, radio, television and the internet, Jackie Harrison explains the different theoretical approaches that have been used to study news.
Violence on Television, Paperback (February 2003)
This work presents the findings of the largest British study of violence on TV ever undertaken. The study was carried out at the same time as similar research was being conducted in the United States. The research groups kept in contact, and one chapter compares findings from Britain and the USA.
Terrestrial TV News in Britain, Paperback (May 2000)» View all books by Jackie Harrison
Terrestrial television news remains the key source of information for understanding the complexity of the world. News is reported according to specific cultural values. This book attempts to understand the values and beliefs of news producers and the culture within which they work.
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