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Alternative journalism

Author: Chris Atton; James Frederick Hamilton
Publisher: London : SAGE Publications Ltd, London : Sage Publications Ltd., 2008. 2008.
Series: Journalism studies
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Alternative Journalism is the first book to investigate and analyse the diverse forms and genres of journalism that have arisen as challenges to mainstream news coverage. From the radical content of emancipatory media to the dizzying range of citizen journalist blogs and fanzine subcultures, this book charts the historical and cultural practices of this diverse and globalized phenomenon. This exploration goes to the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Atton, Chris.
Alternative Journalism.
London : Sage Publications Ltd., ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Atton; James Frederick Hamilton
ISBN: 9780857026811 085702681X 9781446241233 1446241238
OCLC Number: 1058123130
Language Note: English.
Notes: The Historicisation of Alternative Journalism
Political-economic Pressures That Shape Alternative Journalism
Who are Alternative Journalists? A Social Demographic Survey
Multiple Policies, Multiple Forms, Multiple Challenges
Contemporary Practices of Alternative Journalism
Alternative Journalism in the World: A Comparative Survey
Theorising Alternative Journalism
Future Directions
Alternative Journalism: A Critical Bibliography
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource (192 pages)
Contents: The historicization of alternative journalism --
Political-economic pressures that shape alternative journalism --
Who are alternative journalists? : a social demographic survey --
Multiple policies, multiple forms, multiple challenges --
Contemporary practices of alternative journalism --
Alternative journalism in the world : a comparative survey --
Theorizing alternative journalism --
Future directions --
Alternative journalism : a critical bibliography.
Series Title: Journalism studies
Responsibility: Chris Atton and James F. Hamilton.


The first book in the field to introduce students to the history, culture, theory and contemporary practice of alternative journalism.  Read more...


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