The Opinions of Mankind: Racial Issues, Press, and by Richard Lentz,Karla K. Gower

By Richard Lentz,Karla K. Gower

During the chilly conflict, the Soviets have been fast to publicize any incident of racial hostility within the usa. considering violence by means of white americans opposed to minorities was once the suitable foil to America’s declare to be defenders of freedom, information of those occurrences was once exploited to complete virtue via the Russians. yet how did the Soviets achieve basic wisdom of race riots in small American cities? definitely, the Soviets had newshounds stationed stateside, in sizeable towns like manhattan, yet examine finds that almost all in their info got here without delay from U.S. media sources.

Throughout this era, the yank press supplied the international media with information regarding racially charged occasions within the usa. Such information insurance occasionally placed Washington at a drawback, making it tough for presidency officers to appease international reactions to the injustices taking place on U.S. soil. but in different cases, the household press helped to advertise favorable evaluations in another country via articulating issues of racial development. whereas nonetheless acknowledging racial abuses, those press spokesmen asserted that the location in the USA was once bettering. Such paradoxical messages, either assisting and thwarting the efforts of the U.S. govt, are the topic of The evaluations of Mankind: Racial matters, Press, and Propaganda within the chilly War.

The research, by means of students Richard Lentz and Karla okay. Gower, describes and analyzes the scoop discourse concerning U.S. racial matters from 1946 to 1965. The critiques of Mankindnot basically delves into the dissemination of race-related information to international retailers but additionally explores the effect international perceptions of household racism had at the U.S. govt and its dealing with of overseas kin throughout the interval. What emerges is an unique, insightful contribution to chilly conflict reports. whereas different books learn race and overseas affairs in this interval of yank historical past, The reviews of Mankind is the 1st to technique the topic from the perspective of press insurance and its effect on international public opinion.

This exhaustively researched and compellingly written quantity will attract media students, political historians, and normal readers alike. via taking a different method of the learn of this era, The critiques of Mankind offers the workings in the back of the battles for public opinion that came about among 1946 and 1965.

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9/11 Fiktive Realität: Authentizität und Manipulation im by Danny Jaksch

By Danny Jaksch

Dokumentarfilme sollen laut Literatur die vorgefundene Realität des abgebildeten Objekts möglichst wirklichkeitsnah darstellen und in ihrer Faktizität einen Wahrheitsanspruch haben. Dass dem nicht immer so ist, zeigt der Dokumentarfilm "Fahrenheit Sept. 11" von Michael Moore, welcher das zentrale aspect dieses Buches darstellt. Thema des motion pictures selbst, sind die Ereignisse und Auswirkungen der Terroranschläge vom eleven. September 2001 in big apple, sowie die Hintergründe des Irak-Krieges unter der Regierung Bush. Michael Moore muss dabei dem Vorwurf entgegentreten, in seinem movie einen zu großen subjektiven Einfluss eingebracht und ihn zu einem propagandistischen Werkzeug gemacht zu haben. Im Vorfeld erfährt der Leser im ersten Teil des Buches, welcher theoretische und geschichtliche Hintergrund dem Dokumentarfilm zukommt und erlangt dadurch ein Grundverständnis für das dokumentarische style. Auch den Medien kann Inszenierung und Manipulation vorgeworfen werden. Besonders das Fernsehen durchwirkt den Alltag der Menschen und zeigt ihnen eine Welt, von der sie glaubt, actual zu sein. In diesem Spannungsfeld wird das dokumentarische style des Fernsehens auf seine Strukturen hin untersucht und die manipulierenden sowie inszenierten Formate des heutigen dokumentarischen Fernsehens aufgezeigt. Im zweiten Teil des Buches wird der Dokumentarfilm am Beispiel des motion pictures "Fahrenheit 9-11" auf seinen Wahrheitsgehalt hin analysiert und in die Vorwurfskette integriert. Mittels einer systematischen Filmanalyse untersucht der Autor, ob und inwiefern sich die Vorwürfe von Inszenierung, Subjektivität und Manipulation rechtfertigen lassen, oder ob dem movie "Fahrenheit 9/11", entgegen aller Kritik, Wahrheit und somit Authentizität zugesprochen werden kann. Die systematische Filmanalyse wird dabei durch eine explizite Inhaltsangabe zu dem movie eröffnet und durch Hintergrundinformationen ergänzt. Ein begleitendes Filmprotokoll liefert die nötigen Informationen, um einen Rückschluss auf Authentisierungs-, Inszenierungs- und Manipulationsstrategien zu geben. Die Ergebnisse der examine werden dem Leser in Diagrammform visualisiert und entsprechend erläutert. Aus den gewonnenen Erkenntnissen lassen sich letztendlich Antworten auf die Fragestellungen ableiten, welche die Studie über den Dokumentarfilm abrunden und schließen sollen. Die zentralen Fragen des Autors lauten, ob Michael Moore durch seinen movie die Wahrheit vermittelt hat, oder ob er sich dem Vorwurf der Manipulation stellen muss. Da Konstruktion und Subjektivität dem dokumentarischen style immanent sind, muss letztendlich auch beantwortet werden, wo die Grenzen zwischen authentischer, glaubwürdiger und rein subjektiver, manipulierender Darstellung verlaufen und wie hoch der Grad an Subjektivität in einem Dokumentarfilm letztendlich sein darf, um seiner Verpflichtung die Wahrheit zu vermitteln, gerecht zu bleiben.

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Fußballjournalismus: Eine medienethnographische Analyse by Marcus Bölz

By Marcus Bölz

Das Phänomen Fußball produziert mit seinen schnell wechselnden Ereignissen und Idolen fortwährenden Diskussionsstoff und verfügt über das Potenzial, Menschen über alle soziale Schichten hinweg zu faszinieren. Fußball erzählt heute globale Geschichten und inszeniert sich auf allen Kanälen als mediales Spektakel, dem (fast) keiner entkommen kann. Marcus Bölz untersucht vor dem Hintergrund der zunehmenden Professionalisierung und Kommerzialisierung des Fußballbetriebs, wie sich die Arbeit und die Selbstwahrnehmung von Sportjournalisten verändert haben. Anhand einer redaktionellen Arbeitsprozessanalyse untersucht er die zahlreichen Maxime und Praktiken deutscher Fußballjournalisten und konfrontiert Spieler, coach und fanatics mit den Ergebnissen. Er zeigt, dass diese von der Kultur der Fußballberichterstattung teilweise eine ganz andere Vorstellung haben als die untersuchten und befragten Journalisten.

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Sensationalism: Murder, Mayhem, Mudslinging, Scandals, and by David B. Sachsman

By David B. Sachsman

David B. Sachsman and David W. Bulla have amassed a colorful number of essays exploring sensationalism in nineteenth-century newspaper reporting. The members examine the function of sensationalism and inform the tale of either the increase of the penny press within the 1830s and the careers of particular editors and newshounds devoted to this actual journalistic style.Divided into 4 sections, the 1st, titled "The Many Faces of Sensationalism," offers an eloquent safety of yellow journalism, analyses where of sensational images, and offers an in depth exam of the adjustments in reporting over a twenty-year span. the second one half, "Mudslinging, Muckraking, Scandals, and Yellow Journalism," makes a speciality of sensationalism and the yank presidency in addition to why journalistic muckraking got here to fruition within the innovative Era.The 3rd part, "Murder, Mayhem, Stunts, Hoaxes, and Disasters," contains a ground-breaking dialogue of where of faith and demise in nineteenth-century newspapers. the ultimate part explains the relationship among sensationalism and hatred. it is a must-read ebook for any historian, journalist, or individual attracted to American culture.

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The Performer in Mass Media: Connecting with Television and by William Hawes

By William Hawes

This ebook is a concise advisor written by means of people who were there—under the lighting fixtures and in entrance of the digital camera. Its no-nonsense process bargains readers useful suggestion approximately on-camera functionality, together with key elements of voice, stream, verbal exchange and visual appeal. It supplies them a starting place for operating within the studio, within the box and in entrance of an viewers; it's perfect for media performers of any style, together with those that paintings as journalists, corporation spokespersons, or neighborhood advocates.

Recommendations contain the right way to safely place oneself for a shot, how you can enhance articulation, how you can take care of pressure and the way to most sensible practice on-line. "Try-It-Out"? routines support readers positioned what they've got realized into perform and get ready to be on digicam. keywords are bolded within the chapters and are gathered in a book-end word list for simple reference.

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Introduction to Game Analysis by Clara Fernández-Vara

By Clara Fernández-Vara

Game research permits us to appreciate video games higher, delivering perception into the player-game dating, the development of the sport, and its sociocultural relevance. because the box of video game stories grows, videogame writing is evolving from the mere assessment of gameplay, pics, sound, and replayablity, to extra reflective writing that manages to exhibit the complexity of a online game and how it truly is performed in a cultural context.



Introduction to online game Analysis serves as an available advisor to reading video games utilizing suggestions borrowed from textual research. Clara Fernández-Vara’s concise primer presents guide at the easy construction blocks of online game analysis—examination of context, content material and reception, and formal qualities—as good because the vocabulary important for speaking approximately videogames' distinguishing features. Examples are drawn from a number video games, either electronic and non-digital—from Bioshock and World of Warcraft to Monopoly—and the e-book offers quite a few workouts and pattern analyses, in addition to a complete ludography and glossary.

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Image, Text, Architecture: The Utopics of the Architectural by Robin Wilson

By Robin Wilson

Image, textual content, Architecture brings an intensive and designated research of the fashionable and modern architectural media, addressing problems with architectural feedback, architectural images and the position of magazine editors. It covers examples as different as an editorial by way of British artist Paul Nash within the Architectural overview, 1940, an early venture via French architects Lacaton & Vassal released within the magazine 2G, 2001, and up to date images via Hisao Suzuki for the Spanish magazine El Croquis. on the intersection of photograph and textual content the booklet additionally finds the function of the utopian impulse in the architectural media, drawing on theories of utopian discourse from the paintings of the French semiotician and paintings theorist Louis Marin, and the yank Marxist critic Fredric Jameson. via this it builds a clean theoretical method of magazine experiences, revealing a hitherto unexplored measurement of "latent" or "unconscious" discourse in the media portrait of structure. the aim of this enquiry is to focus on moments the place a distinct form of serious voice emerges at the architectural magazine web page, indicating the opportunity of a extra innovative engagement with the media as a platform for serious and speculative brooding about structure, and to reconsider the journals’ function inside architectural history.

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Reporting from the Danger Zone: Frontline Journalists, Their by Maria Armoudian

By Maria Armoudian

Journalism is a perilous enterprise while one’s "beat" is a warfare zone. Armoudian unearths the issues dealing with frontline reporters who disguise warzones, scorching spots and different detrimental events. It compares yesterday’s clash journalism, which used to be fraught with its personal risks, with today’s much more perilous situations—in the face of shrinking journalism budgets, higher reliance on freelancers, monitoring applied sciences, and more and more antagonistic adversaries. It additionally contrasts the problems of international correspondents who navigate alien assets, languages and land, with domestically-situated correspondents who witness their very own homelands being torn aside.

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Covering McCarthyism: How the Christian Science Monitor by Lawrence N. Strout

By Lawrence N. Strout

Strout examines how the Christian technology Monitor, a hugely influential newspaper of the period, lined Joseph R. McCarthy and McCarthyism from the Senator's Lincoln Day speech in February 1950 via his censure in December 1954. via his in-depth exam of the Monitor's interoffice communications, Strout examines how the Monitor's assurance in comparison with different elite and renowned press newspapers and the way the pressures linked to McCarthyism affected members on the Monitor.

An large assessment of the Monitor's editorials and information articles means that it was once remarkably thorough and reasonable in its reporting, whereas nonetheless being outspoken, yet accountable in its feedback. whereas many newspapers attacked McCarthy in my view, the Monitor targeting the activities of the junior senator and the unwanted effects they have been having at domestic and out of the country. As Strout sees it, the Monitor served as a voice of moderation, whereas at the same time being a continual critic of McCarthy's tactics.

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Journalistische Genres (German Edition) by Deutscher Fachjournalisten-Verband Deutscher

By Deutscher Fachjournalisten-Verband Deutscher Fachjournalisten-Verband Deutscher Fachjournalisten-Verband

In einer Zeit, in der der traditionelle (Print-)Journalismus in der Krise steckt, ist das Experimentieren mit neuen Zugängen zur journalistischen Arbeit, ist die Grenzüberschreitung sinnvoll und notwendig. Neue methodisch-konzeptionelle Herangehensweisen an den Journalismus bergen das Potenzial für Innovationen. Das vorliegende Buch Setzt sich mit knapp forty unterschiedlichen Genres auseinander, systematisiert diese und möchte damit die Diskussion über replacement Ansätze im deutschsprachigen Journalismus anregen. Leitfragen sind dabei: was once ist die grundlegende Idee des jeweiligen Genres? Worin unterscheidet es sich vom idealtypischen Journalismus? Vor welchem Begründungszusammenhang wurde der Ansatz formuliert und wie hat er sich historisch entwickelt? Weshalb sollte nach der jeweiligen Argumentation Journalismus gerade auf diese paintings und Weise betrieben werden? Welche Chancen und Risiken sind damit verbunden?

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