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Australian TV News

Australian TV News

Publisher: Intellect 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Australian TV News explores the role of entertainment in Australian television news over the past decade. Using textual analysis, industry interviews and audience research, it examines changing  Read more...

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Australian TV News
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
OCLC Number: 942235576
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction Forms and functions Research methods Chapter 1: The new newsTabloidisation and the 'narrative of decline' The power of the popular Another way 'Fake' news Countering FOX Partisan?Fifth estateBreaking the rulesChapter 2: Waking up with friendsWhat is Sunrise?Breakfast time'Real people have nicknames': The hosts'The family'(Extra)ordinary NewsChapter 3: Sunrise: Infotainment and the 'televisual sphere'Genre'Dumbing down'?Depth of newsThe televisual sphereChapter 4: The democracy of conversation The Panel: A short history Fun news Authenticity Discursivity DemocracyChapter 5: Weapons of war Waging war on everything Pushing the limits 'It's like Jackass...' Political satire'It's about culture...' Hitting the limitsChapter 6: What have we learned from The Chaser this week?Media satireCritical intertextualityDissecting the tabloidChasing reportersMedia scepticsMaking sense of the newsChapter 7: Journalism in crisis? Cultural chaosA holistic perspectiveWinning the arms raceFor fun, not moneyConclusionJournalism education after 'journalism'New methods


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'Melds content analysis, interviews with industry figures, and audience research to seek out a full picture of what is being aired on satirical and other "infotainment" programs' -- Communication Read more...

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