Rethinking Journalism: Trust and Participation in a Transformed News Landscape

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Price
$53.99
Publisher
Routledge
Publish Date
Pages
264
Dimensions
6.14 X 9.21 X 0.56 inches | 0.83 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780415697026
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Reviews

'Rethinking Journalism is a significant collection of essays, by distinguished scholars of journalism studies, which focuses on the structural changes which are transforming every aspect of journalism. The "rethink" on offer here is fundamental, thought-provoking, but also eloquent. Reviewers risk running short of superlatives.'Bob Franklin, Cardiff University, UK
'Avoiding hyperbolic prophecies of either salvation or doom for the news media, the well-informed insights in this outstanding collection repeatedly bring us back to the fundamental importance of trust in sustaining the social relevance of journalism. As structures are transformed and social roles transposed, the grounded context provided by these top journalism studies scholars is much needed and most welcome.'Jane B. Singer, University of Iowa, USA

'..the anthology....is indeed packed with valuable arguments and intricate insights from a very qualified range of American and European scholars. Rethinking or not, this is a highly valuable collection if one wishes a broad overview of the current debates within academia on the state of journalism.' Henrik Bodker, Digital Journalism

"Rethinking Journalism delivers on its title - it offers a sound argument for the need to redefine journalism at its core: What makes something 'journalism' in today's changing media landscape? If we unchain journalism from its paradigms, what should the emerging structure look like? Each chapter presents a different vision and although consensus may not be possible, the book offers a starting point from which we can begin to build an invigorated news sphere with trust and truth at its core." - Amber Hinsley, Journalism