Medienkrise und Medienkrieg

Brauchen wir überhaupt noch Journalismus?
Author: Siegfried Weischenberg
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3658177985
Category: Philosophy
Page: 286
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Die Medien stecken in einer Dauerkrise – und daran ist nicht nur das Internet schuld. Sie leiden unter der ‚amerikanischen Krankheit’; Kommerzialisierung der Inhalte, Reduzierung der Investitionen und Minimierung des journalistischen Personals sind die Folge. Jahrelang wurde versäumt, ihr altes Geschäftsmodell zu modernisieren. Zudem haben professionelles Unvermögen und ethisches Versagen von Journalisten das Vertrauen in die Berichterstattung erschüttert. Inzwischen führen ein US-Präsident und deutsche ‚Wutbürger’ sogar einen Krieg gegen die Medien. In diesem Buch wird rekonstruiert, wie es zu dieser Lage gekommen ist, und legitimiert, dass eine demokratische Gesellschaft (guten) Journalismus weiterhin braucht. Autonomie von ökonomischen Zwängen und Kompetenz der Akteure sind die Voraussetzung für sein Funktionieren. “p>

Die publizistische Gesellschaft

Journalismus und Medien im Zeitalter des Plattformkapitalismus
Author: Christian Humborg,Thuy Anh Nguyen
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3658209593
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 53
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In diesem essential wird der radikale Wandel der Medien und des Journalismus durch den Aufstieg der Plattformen beschrieben. Es wird gezeigt, wie neue Akteure mit neuen Herangehensweisen auf die Bühne treten. Denn durch die aufgezeigten Veränderungen kann jeder Mensch ohne besonderen Sachverstand weltweit publizieren. Dies verändert grundlegend die Produktionsweisen und Geschäftsmodelle der Medien und des Journalismus selbst, denn jeder Mensch wird zum Publizisten. Die Plattformen diktieren die Spielregeln wer publiziert, wie publiziert wird und wer damit Geld verdienen kann. Dies ist aber nicht nur Bedrohung, sondern auch eine große Chance für den Journalismus.

Aussterben vertagt?

Demografischer Wandel in der öffentlichen und wissenschaftlichen Diskussion
Author: Reinhard Messerschmidt
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 3593509385
Category:
Page: 369
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Newspaper Use and Community Ties

Toward a Dynamic Theory
Author: Keith R. Stamm
Publisher: Praeger Pub Text
ISBN: N.A
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 210
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Why do people read newspapers? How is community possible in an urban setting? Answers to both these questions have been attempted in the theorizing of urban sociologist and in journalist accounts of the role of local newspapers. Newspapers are said to foster a sense of community. The existence of local community ties, on the other hand, is said to foster newspaper circulation and readership. By focusing on the community/communication relationship, this book raises questions and analyzes the nature of these relationships and how they work.

Newsgames

Journalism at Play
Author: Ian Bogost,Simon Ferrari,Bobby Schweizer
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262014874
Category: Games
Page: 235
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Journalism has embraced digital media in its struggle to survive. But most online journalism just translates existing practices to the Web: stories are written and edited as they are for print; video and audio features are produced as they would be for television and radio. The authors of Newsgames propose a new way of doing good journalism: videogames. Videogames are native to computers rather than a digitized form of prior media. Games simulate how things work by constructing interactive models; journalism as game involves more than just revisiting old forms of news production. The book describes newsgames that can persuade, inform, and titillate; make information interactive; re-create a historical event; put news content into a puzzle; teach journalism; and build a community. Wired magazine's game Cutthroat Capitalism, for example, explains the economics of Somali piracy by putting the player in command of a pirate ship, offering choices for hostage negotiation strategies. And Powerful Robot's game September 12th offers a model for a short, quickly produced, and widely distributed editorial newsgame. Videogames do not offer a panacea for the ills of contemporary news organizations. But if the industry embraces them as a viable method of doing journalism--not just an occasional treat for online readers--newsgames can make a valuable contribution.

The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law 2011


Author: The Associated Press
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 9780465021871
Category: Reference
Page: 448
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The style of the Associated Press is the gold standard for news writing. With The AP Stylebook in hand, you can learn how to write and edit with the clarity and professionalism for which they are famous. Fully revised and updated, this new edition contains more than 3,000 A to Z entries—including more than 200 new ones—detailing the AP’s rules on grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, abbreviation, and word and numeral usage. You’ll find answers to such wide-ranging questions as: · When should the names of government bodies be spelled out and when should they be abbreviated?· What are the general definitions of the major religious movements?· Which companies do the big media conglomerates own?· Who are all the members of the British Commonwealth?· How should box scores for baseball games be filed?· What constitutes “fair use”?· What exactly does the Freedom of Information Act cover? With invaluable additional sections on the unique guidelines for business and sports reporting and on how you can guard against libel and copyright infringement, The AP Stylebook is the one reference that all writers, editors, and students cannot afford to be without.

The Media in Europe

The Euromedia Handbook
Author: Mary Kelly,Gianpietro Mazzoleni,Denis McQuail,Euromedia Research Group
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761941323
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 274
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Completely rewritten, the Third Edition of this successful guide to European media systems has also been expanded to include Central and Eastern Europe as well as Western Europe. Covering 23 countries, the volume highlights and explains key issues of debate and current tendencies in media policy.

State Aid for Newspapers

Theories, Cases, Actions
Author: Paul C. Murschetz
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642356915
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 402
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Ever since newspaper companies first turned to their governments for support in the 1950s, print media has been supported by state aid in many parts of the world. Today, the principles and practicalities of these subsidies have been called into question, endangering the secure funding of expensive high-quality press output. This book provides a comprehensive analysis of today’s global challenges in the print news media’s struggle for survival. It presents current practices concerning government subsidies to newspapers for political, economic, and socio-cultural purposes against the background of declining readership and revenues, increased inter-media competition, austerity budgets imposed on national economies and shifting audience tastes. Using the insights of theoretical debates in the fields of media economics, media governance, and modern management theory, the book analyses these issues by investigating the power of government subsidies to shape and control newspaper markets. It brings together experts in these fields to combine theory with industry practices, aiming to help all parties involved to understand the complexity of issues and requirements necessary to preserve the social benefits of print media.

Can Journalism Survive?

An Inside Look at American Newsrooms
Author: David M. Ryfe
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 074566413X
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 230
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Journalists have failed to respond adequately to the challenge of the Internet, with far-reaching consequences for the future of journalism and democracy. This is the compelling argument set forth in this timely new text, drawing on the most extensive ethnographic fieldwork in American newsrooms since the 1970s. David Ryfe argues that journalists are unable or unwilling to innovate for a variety of reasons: in part because habits are sticky and difficult to dislodge; in part because of their strategic calculation that the cost of change far exceeds its benefit; and in part because basic definitions of what journalism is, and what it is for, anchor journalism to tradition even when journalists prefer to change. The result is that journalism is unraveling as an integrated social field; it may never again be a separate and separable activity from the broader practice of producing news. One thing is certain: whatever happens next, it will have dramatic consequences for the role journalism plays in democratic society and perhaps will transform its basic meaning and purpose. Can Journalism Survive? is essential and provocative reading for all concerned with the future of journalism and society.

Communicative Figurations

Transforming Communications in Times of Deep Mediatization
Author: Andreas Hepp,Andreas Breiter,Uwe Hasebrink
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319655841
Category: Social Science
Page: 444
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This open access volume assesses the influence of our changing media environment. Today, there is not one single medium that is the driving force of change. With the spread of various technical communication media such as mobile phones and internet platforms, we are confronted with a media manifold of deep mediatization. But how can we investigate its transformative capability? This book answers this question by taking a non-media-centric perspective, researching the various figurations of collectivities and organizations humans are involved in. The first part of the book outlines a fundamental understanding of the changing media environment of deep mediatization and its transformative capacity. The second part focuses on collectivities and movements: communities in the city, critical social movements, maker, online gaming groups and networked groups of young people. The third part moves institutions and organizations into the foreground, discussing the transformation of journalism, religion, politics, and education, whilst the fourth and final part is dedicated to methodologies and perspectives.

Online News: Journalism And The Internet

Journalism and the Internet
Author: Allan, Stuart
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335221211
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 208
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Provides an analysis of online news. This book offers insights into debates concerning the ways in which journalism is evolving on the internet, devoting particular attention to the factors influencing its development. It shows how the forms, practices and epistemologies of online news are gradually becoming conventionalized. In this exciting and timely book, Stuart Allan provides a wide-ranging analysis of online news. He offers important insights into key debates concerning the ways in which journalism is evolving on the internet, devoting particular attention to the factors influencing its development. Using a diverse range of examples, he shows how the forms, practices and epistemologies of online news are gradually becoming conventionalized, and assesses the implications for journalism's future. The rise of online news is examined with regard to the reporting of a series of major news events. The topics include coverage of the Oklahoma City bombing, the Clinton-Lewinsky affair, the September 11 attacks, election campaigns, and the war in Iraq. The emergence of blogging is traced with an eye to its impact on journalism as a profession. The participatory journalism of news sites such as Indymedia, OhmyNews, and Wikinews is explored, as is the citizen journalist reporting of the South Asian tsunami, London bombings and Hurricane Katrina.

Rethinking Journalism Again

Societal role and public relevance in a digital age
Author: Chris Peters,Marcel Broersma
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317506405
Category: Social Science
Page: 246
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It’s easy to make a rhetorical case for the value of journalism. Because, it is a necessary precondition for democracy; it speaks to the people and for the people; it informs citizens and enables them to make rational decisions; it functions as their watchdog on government and other powers that be. But does rehashing such familiar rationales bring journalism studies forward? Does it contribute to ongoing discussions surrounding journalism’s viability going forth? For all their seeming self-evidence, this book considers what bearing these old platitudes have in the new digital era. It asks whether such hopeful talk really reflects the concrete roles journalism now performs for people in their everyday lives. In essence, it poses questions that strike at the core of the idea of journalism itself. Is there a singular journalism that has one well-defined role in society? Is its public mandate as strong as we think? The internationally-renowned scholars comprising the collection address these recurring concerns that have long-defined the profession and which journalism faces even more acutely today. By discussing what journalism was, is, and (possibly) will be, this book highlights key contemporary areas of debate and tackles on-going anxieties about its future.

The Radio Family


Author: Ingeborg Bachmann,Mike Mitchell,Joseph McVeigh
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780857421913
Category: History
Page: 354
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The Radio Family was a popular radio soap opera broadcast in the American sector of occupied Vienna in the 1950s. The programme focused on a middle-class Viennese family and their daily life--from their birthday parties and holiday plans to profiteering and currency fraud in the commercial sector. All 15 scripts have now been compiled and masterfully translated, revealing an early and significant piece of Bachmann's body of work while also offering a rare glimpse into Vienna's quotidian history.

A Game of Two Halves

Football Fandom, Television and Globalisation
Author: Cornel Sandvoss
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134378319
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 224
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Professional football is one of the most popular television 'genres' worldwide, attracting the support of millions of fans, and the sponsorship of powerful companies. In A Game of Two Halves, Sandvoss considers football's relationship with television, its links with transnational capitalism, and the importance of football fandom in forming social and cultural identities around the globe. He presents the phenomenon of football as a reflection postmodern culture and globalization.Through a series of case studies, based in ethnographic audience research, Sandvoss explores the motivations and pleasures of football fans, the intense bond formed between supporters and their clubs, the implications of football consumption on political discourse and citizenship, football as a factor of cultural globalisation, and the pivotal role of football and television in a postmodern cultural order.

Remaking the News

Essays on the Future of Journalism Scholarship in the Digital Age
Author: Pablo J. Boczkowski,C. W. Anderson
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262339692
Category: Social Science
Page: 376
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The use of digital technology has transformed the way news is produced, distributed, and received. Just as media organizations and journalists have realized that technology is a central and indispensable part of their enterprise, scholars of journalism have shifted their focus to the role of technology. In Remaking the News, leading scholars chart the future of studies on technology and journalism in the digital age. These ongoing changes in journalism invite scholars to rethink how they approach this dynamic field of inquiry. The contributors consider theoretical and methodological issues; concepts from the social science canon that can help make sense of journalism; the occupational culture and practice of journalism; and major gaps in current scholarship on the news: analyses of inequality, history, and failure. ContributorsMike Ananny, C. W. Anderson, Rodney Benson, Pablo J. Boczkowski, Michael X. Delli Carpini, Mark Deuze, William H. Dutton, Matthew Hindman, Seth C. Lewis, Eugenia Mitchelstein, W. Russell Neuman, Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Zizi Papacharissi, Victor Pickard, Mirjam Prenger, Sue Robinson, Michael Schudson, Jane B. Singer, Natalie (Talia) Jomini Stroud, Karin Wahl-Jorgensen, Rodrigo Zamith

Network Journalism

Journalistic Practice in Interactive Spheres
Author: Ansgard Heinrich
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136822437
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 282
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Drawing on current theoretical debates in journalism studies, and grounded in empirical research, Heinrich here analyzes the interplay between journalistic practice and processes of globalization and digitalization. She argues that a new kind of journalism is emerging, characterized by an increasingly global flow of news as well as a growing number of news deliverers. Within this transformed news sphere the roles of journalistic outlets change. They become nodes, arranged in a dense net of information gatherers, producers, and disseminators. The interactive connections among these news providers constitute what Heinrich calls the sphere of "network journalism."

Journalism Online


Author: Mike Ward
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1136029702
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 224
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Journalism Online tackles the pressing question of how to apply fundamental journalism skills to the online medium. It provides an essential guide to the Internet as a research and publishing tool. In particular, it examines how to forge key journalism skills with the distinctive qualities of the World Wide Web to provide compelling web content. Trainee and practicing online journalists will learn: - core journalism skills of identifying, collecting, selecting and presenting news and information; - multimedia skills such as audio recording and editing; - online research methods including use of search tools, newsgroups and listservs; - story construction and writing for the Web; - an introduction to HTML; - web site design for the effective use of content. Journalism Online takes the best of the 'new' and 'old' media to provide an essential primer for this emerging discipline. Leading web designers such as Jakob Nielsen rub shoulders with established journalists like Harold Evans in the search for clear guidance in this rapidly developing field. It also provides a useful insight for non-news organisations into how to prepare and present effective web content and avoid the deepest pitfall of the online world - being ignored. Supplementary resources can be found on the book's supporting web site www.journalismonline.co.uk, which features additional exercises, useful links and reviews.

Public Welfare, Science and Propaganda in 17th-Century France

The Innovations of Theophraste Renaudot
Author: Howard M. Solomon
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400871190
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 308
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Public medicine, popular education, state employment agencies, the diffusion of scientific and technical knowledge, the dissemination of information by the government—all these things are an indispensable part of the modern state. All were proposed in the seventeenth century by Théophraste Renaudot, who felt they were necessary to meet the new social realities of the time. With the support of Cardinal Richelieu he was able to attack the problem of poverty in a new way by setting up the Bureau d'Adresse, which grew from an employment agency to a clearing- house for many social services, including free medical care. The discussions that were held there made it the most popular academy in Europe and the forerunner of the Académie Françise. At the same time Renaudot was editing and publishing the Gazette, an important instrument of government propaganda. Howard M. Solomon considers each aspect of Renaudot's multi-dimensional career and examines the relationship between his activities and the needs and methods of the ministries of Richelieu and Mazarin. While they had Richelieu's support all his novel schemes flourished, but only the Gazette survived the Cardinal's death. Originally published in 1972. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

Social Theories of the Press

Constituents of Communication Research, 1840s to 1920s
Author: Hanno Hardt
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 1461642442
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 232
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Hanno Hardt has thoroughly revised and expanded his 'pre-history' of communication research in the United States. With the notable addition of Karl Marx's journalism-focused writings and a new foreword by James W. Carey, this edition covers intellectual contributions from several German theorists in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, as well as first-generation U.S. sociologists who were influenced by this scholarship. A new concluding chapter explores the continuing influence of German social thought and the contemporary shift of paradigms in U.S. communication research, including approaches such as critical (Marxist) and cultural studies.

Uses of Television


Author: John Hartley
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134886454
Category: Social Science
Page: 256
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How does television function within society? Why have both its programmes and its audiences been so widely denigrated? Taking inspiration from Richard Hoggarts classic study The Uses of Literacy, John Hartleys new book is a lucid defence of the place of television in our lives, and of the usefulness of television studies. Hartley re-conceptualizes television as a transmodern medium, capable of reuniting government, education and media, and of creating a new kind of cultural teaching which facilitates communication across social and geographical boundaries. He provides a historical framework for the development of both television and television studies, his focus ranging from an analysis of the early documentary Housing Problems, to the much-overlooked cultural impact of the refrigerator.