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Can journalism survive? : an inside look at American newsrooms

Author: David Ryfe
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Journalists have failed to respond adequately to the challenge of the Internet, with far-reaching consequences for the future of journalism and democracy. This is the compelling argument set forth in this timely new text, drawing on the most extensive ethnographic fieldwork in American newsrooms since the 1970s. David Ryfe argues that journalists are unable or unwilling to innovate for a variety of reasons: in part  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Ryfe
ISBN: 9780745654270 0745654274 9780745654287 0745654282
OCLC Number: 955316453
Notes: Detailed Table of Contents. List of Figures. Preface. Acknowledgements. Introduction. Chapter 1, Backstory. Chapter 2, Habits. Chapter 3, Investments. Chapter 4, Definitions. Chapter 5, The Future. Chapter 6, Worries. Conclusion. Endnotes. Appendix. References.
Description: xii, 220 p. : gráf. ; 23 cm
Contents: Detailed Contents vi List of Figures viii Preface ix Acknowledgments xiii Introduction 1 1 Backstory 29 2 Habits 56 3 Investments 84 4 Defi nitions 114 5 The Future 138 6 Worries 167 Conclusion 195 Notes 199 References 202 Index 217
Responsibility: David M. Ryfe.

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