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News on the Internet : Information and Citizenship in the 21st Century

By: Tewksbury, David.
Contributor(s): Rittenberg, Jason.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Oxford Studies in Digital Politics: Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 2012Description: 1 online resource (206 p.).ISBN: 9780199875061.Subject(s): Citizen journalism | Citizenship -- Technological innovations | Online journalism | Political participation -- Technological innovationsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: News on the Internet : Information and Citizenship in the 21st CenturyDDC classification: 070.4 LOC classification: PN4784.C615 T48 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. Shifting Audiences; 3. Offline and Online News Content; 4. News Specialization and Segmentation; 5. Selecting News Online; 6. Learning from Online News; 7. Fragmentation and Polarization of the Audience; 8. Information Democratization; 9. Conclusion: Online News and Public Affairs; Notes; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Summary: Online news sites play an ever-pervasive role in the daily gathering and flow of political information. Media has always played an intermediary role in the way that citizens receive and process news, but, with the speed of information transmission, the segmentation of news sources, and the rise of citizen journalism, issues of authority, audience, and even the definition of ""news"" have shifted and become blurred. News on the Internet synthesizes research on developing and current patterns of online news provision with the literature on traditional, offline media to create a conceptual map fo
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. Shifting Audiences; 3. Offline and Online News Content; 4. News Specialization and Segmentation; 5. Selecting News Online; 6. Learning from Online News; 7. Fragmentation and Polarization of the Audience; 8. Information Democratization; 9. Conclusion: Online News and Public Affairs; Notes; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y

Online news sites play an ever-pervasive role in the daily gathering and flow of political information. Media has always played an intermediary role in the way that citizens receive and process news, but, with the speed of information transmission, the segmentation of news sources, and the rise of citizen journalism, issues of authority, audience, and even the definition of ""news"" have shifted and become blurred. News on the Internet synthesizes research on developing and current patterns of online news provision with the literature on traditional, offline media to create a conceptual map fo

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David Tewksbury is Associate Professor of Communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Jason Rittenberg is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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