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Race and News : Critical Perspectives

By: Campbell, Christopher P.
Contributor(s): LeDuff, Kim M | Jenkins, Cheryl D | Brown, Rockell A.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (289 p.).ISBN: 9780203876855.Subject(s): African Americans -- Press coverage | Journalism -- Objectivity -- United States | Journalism -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 21st century | Mass media and race relations -- United States | Race relations and the press -- United States | Racism in the press -- United States | Television broadcasting of news -- Political aspects -- United States | United States -- Race relations -- Press coverage | United States -- Race relationsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Race and News : Critical PerspectivesDDC classification: 070.44/93058 | 070.4493058 LOC classification: PN4888.R3 R33 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Race and News Critical Perspectives; Copyright; Contents; Figures and Tables; Foreword; PART 1 Race and the Journalistic Routine; Chapter 1 Yes We Did?: Race, Myth and the News Revisited; Chapter 2 Newsroom Diversity and Representations of Race; Chapter 3 National News Coverage of Race in the Era of Obama; Chapter 4 "New" News, Hegemony and Representations of Black Male Athletes; Chapter 5 From the Water Cooler to the World Wide Web: Race and Audience Commentary on News Stories On-line; Chapter 6 Ethnic News Media and Marginalization: African-American Newspaper Coverage of the AIDS Crisis
PART 2 Covering Race: Contemporary Case StudiesChapter 7 Simple Incivility or Outright Racism? How Newspapers Covered Joe Wilson's Outburst during Obama's Congressional Health Care Address; Chapter 8 The Real Price of Oppression: Fox News Coverage of the Virginia Tech Shooter; Chapter 9 "Nappy-Headed Hos": Media Framing, Blame Shifting and the Controversy Over Don Imus' Pejorative Language; Chapter 10 Recoding New Orleans: News, Race, Representation and Spike Lee's When the Levees Broke; Chapter 11 Localizing Terror, Creating Fear in Post 9/11 Local TV News
Chapter 12 Race and Objectivity: Toward a Critical Approach to News ConsumptionAfterword: Rethinking the News: How American Journalism Can Improve Coverage of Race and Racism; About the Authors; Index
Summary: The history of American journalism is marked by disturbing representations of people and communities of color, from the disgraceful stereotypes of pre-civil rights America, to the more subtle myths that are reflected in routine coverage by journalists all over the country. Race and News: Critical Perspectives aims to examine these journalistic representations of race, and in doing so to question whether or not we are living in a post-racial world. By looking at national coverage of stories like the Don Imus controversy, Hurricane Katrina, Barack Obama's presidential candidacy, and even the Vir
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Race and News Critical Perspectives; Copyright; Contents; Figures and Tables; Foreword; PART 1 Race and the Journalistic Routine; Chapter 1 Yes We Did?: Race, Myth and the News Revisited; Chapter 2 Newsroom Diversity and Representations of Race; Chapter 3 National News Coverage of Race in the Era of Obama; Chapter 4 "New" News, Hegemony and Representations of Black Male Athletes; Chapter 5 From the Water Cooler to the World Wide Web: Race and Audience Commentary on News Stories On-line; Chapter 6 Ethnic News Media and Marginalization: African-American Newspaper Coverage of the AIDS Crisis

PART 2 Covering Race: Contemporary Case StudiesChapter 7 Simple Incivility or Outright Racism? How Newspapers Covered Joe Wilson's Outburst during Obama's Congressional Health Care Address; Chapter 8 The Real Price of Oppression: Fox News Coverage of the Virginia Tech Shooter; Chapter 9 "Nappy-Headed Hos": Media Framing, Blame Shifting and the Controversy Over Don Imus' Pejorative Language; Chapter 10 Recoding New Orleans: News, Race, Representation and Spike Lee's When the Levees Broke; Chapter 11 Localizing Terror, Creating Fear in Post 9/11 Local TV News

Chapter 12 Race and Objectivity: Toward a Critical Approach to News ConsumptionAfterword: Rethinking the News: How American Journalism Can Improve Coverage of Race and Racism; About the Authors; Index

The history of American journalism is marked by disturbing representations of people and communities of color, from the disgraceful stereotypes of pre-civil rights America, to the more subtle myths that are reflected in routine coverage by journalists all over the country. Race and News: Critical Perspectives aims to examine these journalistic representations of race, and in doing so to question whether or not we are living in a post-racial world. By looking at national coverage of stories like the Don Imus controversy, Hurricane Katrina, Barack Obama's presidential candidacy, and even the Vir

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<p>Christopher P. Campbell is Professor and Director of the School of Mass Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern Mississippi. He is the author of Race, Myth and the News (Sage, 1995).</p> <p>Kim M. LeDuff is Associate Professor and Assistant Director at the School of Mass Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern Mississippi.</p> <p>Cheryl D. Jenkins is Assistant Professor at the School of Mass Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern Mississippi.</p> <p>Rockell A. Brown is Assistant Professor at the School of Communication at Texas Southern University.</p>

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