Communication in the Age of Suspicion: Trust and the Media

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Vian Bakir, David M. Barlow
Palgrave Macmillan, May 15, 2007 - Performing Arts - 288 pages
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Communication in the Age of Suspicion explores and interrogates the relationship between media and trust. It begins by examining the decline of trust in key institutions and the relationship between Trust Studies and Media Studies. Fourteen international contributions follow, focusing on a variety of genres and examining a number of media forms. Can we speak of The End of Trust? The book concludes by delineating three emergent themes, before outlining implications for media communication and future directions for research in this Age of Suspicion.

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Notes
8
Conclusion
21
The Erosion of Trust in Australian Public Life
39
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

VIAN BAKIR is Senior Lecturer in Media, Culture and Communication, Cardiff School of Creative and Cultural Industries, University of Glamorgan, UK. She has published in the fields of environmental risk communication, policy-agenda-setting, dataveillance and ethics, grounded theory and cultural strategy, and European identity and the media.

DAVID M BARLOW is Senior Lecturer in Media, Culture and Communication and directs the Centre for Media and Culture in Small Nations at the University of Glamorgan, UK. He is an Honorary Visiting Research Fellow in the School of Critical Enquiry at La Trobe University, and has published widely on community communication and on media in Wales.

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