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The Life Informatic: Newsmaking in the Digital Era

Author: Dominic Boyer
Publisher: Cornell University Press, 2013.
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A fascinating account of journalists struggling to maintain their expertise and authority, even as they find their principles and skills profoundly challenged by ever more complex and fast-moving  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Life Informatic: Newsmaking in the Digital Era
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dominic Boyer
OCLC Number: 941404597
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: PrologueIntroduction: News Journalism Today1. The Craft of Slotting: Screenwork, Attentional Practices, and News Value at an International News Agency2. Click and Spin: Time, Feedback, and Expertise at an Online News Portal3. Countdown: Professionalism, Publicity, and Po liti cal Culture in 24/7 News Radio4. The News Informatic: Five Refl ections on Journalism in the Era of Digital LiberalismEpilogue: Informatic Unconscious: On the Evolution of Digital Reason in AnthropologyNotesBibliography


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