Last edited by Maulkis
Friday, May 8, 2020 | History

19 edition of Democracy and the media found in the catalog.

Democracy and the media

a comparative perspective

  • 356 Want to read
  • 0 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mass media -- Political aspects,
  • Democracy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 449-485) and index.

    Statementedited by Richard Gunther, Anthony Mughan.
    SeriesCommunication, society, and politics
    ContributionsGunther, Richard., Mughan, Anthony
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP95.8 .D394 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 496 p. ;
    Number of Pages496
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL50002M
    ISBN 100521771803, 0521777437
    LC Control Number99053841

    The book maps a new digital media landscape that features citizen journalism, The Daily Show, blogging, and alternative media. The contributors discuss broad questions of media and politics, offer nuanced analyses of change in journalism, and undertake detailed examinations of the use of web-based media in shaping political and social movements.   My book, Comparing Mass Media in Established Democracies, argues that neither of the positions within this debate are well substantiated by solid empirical evidence. Most notably, there is a lack of research on democratic media performance and its effects on democratic outcomes across a wide range of countries and by means of a comprehensive.

    Dear Friend, During the COVID pandemic, independent news is more important than ever. You turn to Democracy Now! because you trust that when we're reporting on this global crisis, our coverage. Media legend Pat Mitchell is the author of a new book, “Becoming a Dangerous Woman: Embracing Risk to Change the World.” In it, she shares her life story, rising from her grandparents’ small.

      Editor's note: Martin Moore book, Democracy Hacked, shows us how democracies across the world are mutating and during the election cycles, how various governments and elites are using social media as the new political battlefield. Moore, who is the director of the Centre for the Study of Media, Communication and Power, and a Senior Research Fellow in the Policy Institute at King’s . approval of stories, Media and American Democracy is an indispensable and timely resource. Lessons in Media and American Democracy are each designed for a minute class period in journalism, English, civics, social studies, or government Size: 2MB.


Share this book
You might also like
Symposium on the physical-metallurgical problems and problems concerning applied mechanics in manufacture of large-capacity turbosets.

Symposium on the physical-metallurgical problems and problems concerning applied mechanics in manufacture of large-capacity turbosets.

The South since 1865.

The South since 1865.

Interim Revision

Interim Revision

The selected journals of Henry David Thoreau

The selected journals of Henry David Thoreau

How the tillers win back their land

How the tillers win back their land

Geno Biography of Eugene Walsh

Geno Biography of Eugene Walsh

Hospital billing

Hospital billing

Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro

The deeds of faith

The deeds of faith

Great American Short Stories

Great American Short Stories

Eleanor Marx

Eleanor Marx

Pay Equity

Pay Equity

Labour law in the Bahamas

Labour law in the Bahamas

Directory to the furnishing trade.

Directory to the furnishing trade.

early Tudor church and society, 1485-1529

early Tudor church and society, 1485-1529

Democracy and the media Download PDF EPUB FB2

Democracy and the Media Many theorists of democracy consider the existence of a viable, independent media an indispensable trait of a functioning and actual democratic regime. This idea is best exemplified in the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, where principles of free expression and assembly are guaranteed.

Digital technology is changing our politics. The World Wide Web is already a powerful influence on the public's access to government documents, the tactics and content of political campaigns, the behavior of voters, the efforts of activists to circulate their messages, and the ways in which topics enter the public discourse.

The essays collected here capture the richness of current discourse Reviews: 1. Christopher Dornan concludes the book with a review essay examining recent books on media and democracy. Ideally, democracy and media coexist and support each other through a process of negotiation hopefully aimed at developing a consensus about the public interest.

"Media and Democracy "is an intriguing examination of these two important. Media democracy is the group of ideas that believes in reforming mass media by means such as improving public service broadcasting, participating in various forms of media and journalism, offering various platforms for public discussion and expression of opinions.

If there is an urgent book for you to read at this moment, it is How Democracies Die." — E.J. Dionne Jr., co-author of One Nation After Trump "Levitsky and Ziblatt are leading scholars of democracy in other parts of the world, who with great energy and integrity now apply their expertise to the current problems of the United by: In this fully updated paperback edition of Antisocial Media, Siva Vaidhyanathan explains how Facebook devolved from an innocent social site hacked together by Harvard students into a force that, while it may make personal life just a little more pleasurable, makes democracy a lot more challenging.

It's an account of the hubris of good /5(48). In order to fix social media—and reduce its harm to democracy—we must try to understand this evolution. When Twitter arrived inits primary innovation was the timeline: a constant stream Author: Jonathan Haidt, Tobias Rose-Stockwell. Ctrl Alt Delete: How Politics and the Media Crashed Our Democracy – review Tom Baldwin’s account of the abusive relationship with the truth in.

16 Media and Democracy mwengenmeir One key tenet of a liberal democracy, the dominant form of government today, is the separation of powers into the various independent branches of government, usually in the form of the legislature that makes the laws, a judiciary that interprets and applies the law and an executive that carries out the Author: mwengenmeir.

Modern Media, Elections and Democracy explores how the modern media functions in a democracy, especially during elections, when it performs the crucial role of educating people and moulding public such times, it becomes an arena for public debate and.

In his controversial new book, Thomas Meyer argues that the media are transforming traditional party democracy into ‘media democracy. Political elites submit to the mass medias formulas in the hope of salvaging some influence over their public images.

The media thus colonize politics, and the politicans self-interest turns them into accomplices. Facebook, the Media and Democracy examines Facebook Inc. and the impact that it has had and continues to have on media and democracy around the world.

Drawing on interviews with Facebook users of different kinds and dialogue with politicians, regulators, civil society and media commentators, as well as detailed documentary scrutiny of legislative and regulatory proposals and Author: Leighton Andrews.

Antisocial Media, book review: Good intentions gone bad. Siva Vaidhyanathan details the many ways Facebook divides us, and offers suggestions on how to. Since its inception, the Journal of Democracy has served as the premier venue for scholarship on democratization.

The newest volume in the acclaimed Journal of Democracy book series, Democracy: A Reader brings together the seminal works that have appeared in its pages in nearly twenty years of publication.

Democracy is in retreat around the world, giving renewed relevance and urgency to. Antisocial Media How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy Siva Vaidhyanathan. Offers a number of proposals to attack the problems social media poses to our society; Explains how social media is undermining progress and thought; Provides the first comprehensive account of the effects that Facebook has had on our lives and our world.

Written by cultural historian and media scholar, Siva Vaidhyanathan, Antisocial Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy is a thought-provoking and well-argued exploration of how an innocent social media platform built with good intentions has transformed into a force that polarizes groups of individuals, limits deliberation, and ultimately undermines democracy 4/5.

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks to Cass Sunstein about his new book, #Republic: Divided Democracy in the Age of Social Media. He says democracy needs people to come across a variety of viewpoints, and.

Curran’s Media and Democracy is a must-read book for students and scholars alike, delivering sharp analysis in a lively and accessible way’ – Stephen Cushion, Journalism 13(2), Editorial ReviewsPages: Democracy (Greek: δημοκρατία, The term is derived from the Greek words dēmokratiā, dēmos (“people”) and kratos (“rule”) "rule by [the] people") is a form of government in which the people have the authority to choose their governing people are and how authority is shared among them are core issues for democratic theory, development and constitution.

Democracy and the Mass Media (book) Article in Journal of Mass Media Ethics Vol. 6(3) November with 7 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

‘With impressive intellectual breadth and rich analytic insight, John Keane’s engaging new book moves us beyond conventional ways of thinking about media and democracy. Addressing key debates, his writing is, as always, accessible, compelling, and edifying.’Cited by: Yet, while we hear about the #MeToo movement and the Russian bot scandal, there is little appreciation for the feminist movement #MyDressMyChoice and the subversion of state-run political propaganda by social media.

Digital Democracy, Analogue Politics aims to change this by presenting a unique contribution to the debate on digital democracy.

‘Digital Democracy’ delivers a powerful read on politics and social media in Africa The Internet makes it possible for citizens to react to unfolding events in real : Kim Dionne.