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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 470 citing MAKING NEWS: A STUDY IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF REALITY.

Deciding What's News: A Study of CBS Evening News, NBC Nightly News ...

Herbert J. Gans - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1979 - 393 pages
"Herbert J. Gans is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology at Columbia University." --Book Jacket.
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Information and Organizations

Arthur L. Stinchcombe - Social Science - 1990 - 404 pages
An ambitious new work by a well-respected sociologist, Information and Organizations provides a bold perspective of the dynamics of organizations. Stinchcombe contends that the ...
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Media Advocacy and Public Health: Power for Prevention

Lawrence Wallack - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1993 - 226 pages
How we think about health problems, and what we do about them, is largely determined by how they are reported on television, radio and in the newspapers. Often, crucial issues ...
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The Politics of Injustice: Crime and Punishment in America

Katherine Beckett, Theodore Sasson - Political Science - 2000 - 263 pages
Examining the role of crime in American politics and culture, The Politics of Injustice, Second Edition provides a better understanding of the nature of crime and punishment in ...
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Claims to Fame: Celebrity in Contemporary America

Joshua Gamson - Social Science - 1994 - 270 pages
Moving from People magazine to publicists' offices to tours of stars' homes, Joshua Gamson investigates the larger-than-life terrain of American celebrity culture. In the first ...
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Race, myth and the news

Christopher P. Campbell - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1995 - 173 pages
"Campbell's book makes for good reasoning.... One ends the book a better informed person."
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Digitizing the News: Innovation in Online Newspapers

Pablo J. Boczkowski - Technology & Engineering - 2005 - 243 pages
A study of the development of nonprint publishing by American daily newspapers: how new media emerge by combining existing media structures and practices with new technical ...
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On Media Violence

W. James Potter - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1999 - 304 pages
This definitive examination of a contemporary social issue asks questions such as: How much media violence is there? What are the meanings conveyed in the way violence is ...
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Custodians of Conscience: Investigative Journalism and Public Virtue

James S. Ettema, Theodore Lewis Glasser - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 233 pages
Through in-depth interviews with award-winning investigative reporters and detailed analyses of the stories that brought them professional acclaim, the authors explain how ...
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