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Call Number: General- Main REF - PN4728 .H366 2014
Publication Date: 2014-07-08
A Dictionary of Journalism is an accessible and authoritative quick reference dictionary. It covers over 1,400 wide-ranging entries on the terms that are likely to be encountered by students of the subject, and aims to offer a broad, accessible point of reference on an ever-topical andconstantly-changing field that affects everyone's knowledge and perception of the world. Assuming little or no prior knowledge of the subject, it covers terminology relating to the practice, business, and technology of journalism, as well as its concepts and theories, organizations and institutions, publications, and key events. Related topic areas are covered where they impact on oroffer explanations of journalism: for example in law, where legislation affects journalistic activity; and where sociological studies seek to aid the understanding of journalism. Appendices include a timeline of journalistic developments, contextualising the ever-evolving nature of journalism, aswell as an index of significant individuals in the field. It is an essential companion to all students taking courses in Journalism and Journalism Studies, as well as related subjects such as Communications Studies, Media Studies, and Television and Radio Production.
Call Number: General- Main REF - PN4888.P6 C44 2016
Publication Date: 2015-10-06
Censored features the top-25 underreported news stories of the year that ought to be top features on the nightly news but that are missing because of media bias and self-censorship. A perennial favourite of booksellers, teachers and readers everywhere, Censored is one of the strongest life signs of our current collective desire to get the news we citizens need - despite what Big Media tells us. Seven Stories Press has been publishing this yearbook since 1994.
This encyclopedia provides a real-world guide to American political journalism and news coverage in the 21st century, from the most influential media organizations and pundits to the controversies and practices shaping modern-day political journalism. * Offers impartial and objective coverage of the largest and most influential individuals and organizations in American political media * Explores the ways in which public officials and political activists attempt to spin news coverage * Shares in-depth surveys of hot-button issues concerning the practice of both journalism and politics in the modern era * Includes hard-hitting primary documents from well-known political and media figures that provide perspectives on what happens when the worlds of news and politics collide * Pulls from journalistic and scholarly work as well as firsthand accounts from biographies and official statements to illuminate the intersection of media and politics for readers
Call Number: General- Main REF - P87.5 .D359 2009 (also an Ebook)
Publication Date: 2009-02-15
Accessible to wide range of readers from student to lay people, this authoritative reference provides a complete listing of media concepts, figures, and techniques with illustrations and historical commentaries. Written by distinguished scholar and author Marcel Danesi, and with an Introduction by Arthur Asa Berger, a leading figure in the world of media and communications, the dictionary also includes terms related to psychology, linguistics, aesthetics, computer science, semiotics, culture theory, anthropology, and more that have relevance in media studies. Each entry includes a definition in simple, clear language; an illustration where applicable; and, historical commentary (who coined a term for example, why, who uses it, etc.). A bibliography, a directory of online resources, and a time-line of media genres add to the dictionary's usefulness and appeal.
Call Number: General- Main REF - KF2750 .S34 2015 V.2
Publication Date: 2015-04-24
This two-volume, issues-based reference set, available in both print and electronic formats, surveys varied views on many of the most contentious issues involving mass media ethics and the law. The focus is on matters that regularly provide front-page headlines concerning rights and responsibilities of both speech and press, libel, technological threats to privacy, paparazzi and celebrities, sensationalism in media coverage of high-profile trials, cameras in the courtroom, federal and state freedom of information and "sunshine" laws, checkbook journalism, use of confidential sources, national security concerns and the press, digital duplication and deception, fair use, rights of celebrities, plagiarism and more. Collectively, this guide assesses key contentious issues and legal precedents, noting current ethical and legal trends and likely future directions. Topics explored in each section include: #65533; Ethical responsibilities versus legal rights #65533; Newsgathering and access #65533; Privacy #65533; Libelous reporting #65533; Business considerations #65533; Changing rules with social media and the internet Features include: Six thematic sections that consist of approximately a dozen chapters each written by eminent scholars and practitioners active in the field. Sections open with a general Introduction by the volume editors and conclude with a wrap-up "Outlook" section to highlight likely future trends. Chapters follow a common organizational outline of a brief overview of the issue at hand, historical background and precedent, and presentation of various perspectives (pro, con, mixed) to the issue. "See Also" cross references guide readers to related chapters and references and further readings guide users to more in-depth resources for follow-up. The two-volume set concludes with an extensive Index.