Talk radio, the mainstream press, and public opinion in Hong Kong (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Talk radio, the mainstream press, and public opinion in Hong Kong

Author: Francis L F Lee
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, [2014] ©2014
Series: Hong Kong culture and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Phone-in programmes on public and commercial radio channels have been a staple of popular Hong Kong politics since the 1990s. In the absence of a fully democratic system, they have played an influential role in channeling and mediating public opinion. This work examines the phenomenon of talk radio in Hong Kong, using as its analytical framework the idea of re-mediation.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis L F Lee
ISBN: 9888208586 9789888208586 9789888208579 9888208578
OCLC Number: 880566067
Description: xiii, 268 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: List of figures --
Series foreword --
Acknowledgements --
1. Introduction --
2. Historical transformation --
3. Producing the liberal-critical talk show --
4. Performing accountability in talk radio --
5. Talk radio as vox pops --
6. Reconstructing social dialogue --
7. The life cycle of iconic sound bites --
8. Constructing the symbolic value of talk radio --
9. The talk radio audience and remediation effects --
10. Conclusion --
Appendix: Transcription convention --
Notes --
References --
Index.
Series Title: Hong Kong culture and society.
Responsibility: Francis L.F. Lee.

Abstract:

Phone-in programmes on public and commercial radio channels have been a staple of popular Hong Kong politics since the 1990s. In the absence of a fully democratic system, they have played an influential role in channeling and mediating public opinion. This work examines the phenomenon of talk radio in Hong Kong, using as its analytical framework the idea of re-mediation.

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