Race and News : Critical Perspectives
Contributor(s): LeDuff, Kim M | Jenkins, Cheryl D | Brown, Rockell A.Material type: TextSeries: 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.
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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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