Interpreting News

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Palgrave Macmillan, Oct 15, 2008 - Performing Arts - 240 pages
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This core introductory text offers a clear and comprehensive overview of how news has been theorised and understood in key Media Studies traditions. It draws upon perspectives from the Humanities and Social Sciences in exploring how news is constructed, distributed and received. Written in an accessible style, the book will include up-to-date examples and discussion of contemporary issues such as the uses of new technologies in news media. It is valuable reading for students and practitioners seeking to broaden their understanding of news and current affairs.

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Contents

Defining News
9
Know Your Product
21
True Stories
46
From CoffeeHouse to CyberCafe
69
Pay No Attention To That Man Behind The Curtain
91
Here We Are Now Entertain Us
118
Totally Wired
144
News 2 0?
170
Afterword
196
Index
220
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About the author (2008)

GRAHAM MEIKLE is lecturer in Media and Communication at Macquarie University, Sydney.

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