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Slow news : a manifesto for the critical news consumer

Author: Peter Laufer
Publisher: Corvallis : Oregon State University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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This book examines the nature of news in the context of the increasingly frenetic pace of modern life in the twenty-first century. Taking a cue from the Slow Food movement, Laufer suggests that we step back from the constant barrage of instant news to consider news thoughtfully and thoroughly. He argues that it is valuable for both the journalist in the field and the news consumer at home to take the time to  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Laufer
ISBN: 9780870717345 0870717340
OCLC Number: 865543816
Notes: "First published in Italy in 2011 by Alpha Test-Sironi Editore"--Title page verso.
Heavily revised and updated translation of the Italian original.
Description: xii, 116 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: On what news is and how it is made --
Who are the media and what are the sources? --
The onus is on the news consumer.
Other Titles: Slow news.
Responsibility: Peter Laufer.

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"The book is a must read for everybody who wants to understand how the media are working and why it has become so difficult to stay informed without wasting time." --Stephan Russ-Mohl, media critic Read more...

 
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