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The idea of public journalism

Author: Theodore Lewis Glasser
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©1999.
Series: Guilford communication series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume offers a critical and constructive examination of the claims of public journalism, the controversial movement aimed at getting the press to promote and indeed improve - not merely report on - the quality of public life. From leading contributors, original essays refine the terms of the debate by situating it within a broad cultural, historical, and philosophical framework. Exploring the movement's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore Lewis Glasser
ISBN: 157230460X 9781572304604
OCLC Number: 40762569
Description: xxxiii, 229 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword: journalism as a democratic art / Cole C. Campbell --
The idea of public journalism / Theodore L. Glasser --
The action of the idea: public journalism in built form / Jay Rosen --
In defense of public journalism / James W. Carey --
The common good as first principle / Clifford G. Christians --
Making readers into citizens--the old-fashioned way / Thomas C. Leonard --
Public journalism and democratic theory: four challenges / John Durham Peters --
What public journalism knows about journalism but doesn't know about "public" / Michael Schudson --
Journalism and the sociology of public life / John J. Pauly --
Making the neighborhood work: the improbabilities of public journalism / Barbie Zelizer --
Appendix A. On evaluating public journalism / Steven H. Chaffee and Michael McDevitt --
Appendix B. Reinventing the press for the age of commercial appeals: writings on and about public journalism / Hanno Hardt.
Series Title: Guilford communication series.
Responsibility: edited by Theodore L. Glasser ; foreword by Cole C. Campbell.
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Sheds light on issues of political power, freedom of expression, democratic participation and most importantly the responsibility of the press to serve the public.  Read more...

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