Contemporary Journalism in the US and Germany: Agents of by Matthias Revers

By Matthias Revers

This ebook demanding situations the concept Western media platforms have gotten extra American within the electronic age, arguing that journalistic cultures should not purely considerably varied from one another nonetheless but additionally variably open and proof against switch. Drawing upon wide box learn of political newshounds and exam of discourses of journalistic professionalism in addition institutional research, this booklet unearths that occupational norms and values of journalism within the US are vigorously upheld yet in reality quite porous and malleable. In Germany, in contrast, specialist limitations are fairly robust and resilient yet handled matter-of-factly. Revers argues that this can be either a end result of institutional preparations of media structures and traditionally developed cultural rules of journalism in either nations which at the same time represent every one other.

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