Reclaiming the Media
Communication Rights and Democratic Media Roles
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Reclaiming the Media by Nico Carpentier
Book DescriptionIn the twentieth century, the media gave whistleblowers a voice, spearheaded the downfall of powerful politicians, and exposed widespread corporate corruption. How will the twenty-first-century media cope with its storied legacy as the watchdog of democratic society? "Reclaiming the Media" examines the sometimes tenuous, often fraught relationship between media organizations and civil rights in Europe. In sections devoted to citizenship, participation, contemporary journalism, and activist communication strategies, a panel of European media experts makes the case for deepening the media s role in democracy."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781841501635
(228mm x 172mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Intellect Books
Publisher: Intellect Books
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Nico Carpentier
Social Construction of Death, Hardback (August 2014)
Well-established scholars from a variety of disciplines - including sociology, anthropology, media and cultural studies, and political sciences - use the social construction of death and dying to analyse a wide variety of meaning-making practices in societal fields such as ethics, politics, media, medicine and family.
Media and Participation a Site of Ideological-democratic Struggle, Paperback (May 2011)
Discusses participatory processes within the media. By looking at a diversity of media (television, radio, print, web, photography, but also museums), this book focuses on the process of participation itself, and shows how complex and difficult it is for media organisations to uphold their democratic-communicative role.
Understanding Alternative Media, Paperback (December 2007)» View all books by Nico Carpentier
This clear and concise text offers a one-stop guide through the complex political, social and economic debates that surround alternative media and provides a fresh and insightful look at the renewed importance of this form of communication.
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Author Biography - Nico Carpentier
Bart Cammaerts is a lecturer in the media communication department of the London School of Economics.Nico Carpentier is codirector of the Research Center for Studies on Media and Culture at the Free University of Brussels."
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