Journalism and Popular Culture
Peter Dahlgren, Colin Sparks
SAGE Publications, Mar 18, 1992 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 210 pages
Is the distinction between "serious" and "popular" press valid? How do TV news and newspapers function within popular culture? What is (and what is not) good journalism? Contending that journalism is indeed a part of, rather than separated from, popular culture, the contributors to Journalism and Popular Culture address the limits and possibilities of journalism within the contemporary media environment. Tabloid journalism, photojournalistic practices, and the prevalence of celebrities in the popular press are among the issues addressed. Scholars and advanced students of journalism, cultural studies, media and communication studies, and popular culture will find this volume useful and a good read. "Several of the writers develop serious theoretical approaches which go beyond the mere description of examples from popular journalism."
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