Description - News, Public Relations and Power by Simon Cottle
We live in increasingly promotional times. States, political parties and corporations as well as new social movements and diverse cultural interests today all seek to put their message across via the media and in pursuit of disparate aims, enhanced public understanding and legitimacy.
Introducing theoretical ideas and the latest empirical findings in this fast-developing field of media communication scholarship and study Journalism, Sources and Promotion has contributions from leading international researchers who address issues such as: the rapid growth of public relations and its impact on news production; state information management strategies in times of internal political dissent; political parties and mediated 'spin' conducted at national and local levels; the historically changing nature of war journalism; tabloid television and forms of cultural representation; Journalism, Sources and Promotion begins with Simon Cottle's introduction which sets out the key ideas and approaches in the field which are followed by the eight carefully written and sequenced chapters, Journalism, Sources and Promotion will be essential reading for all those interested in the changing nature of mediatized power.
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