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Representing death in the news : journalism, media and mortality

Author: Folker Hanusch
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This new study maps and synthesizes existing research on the ways in which journalism deals with death. Folker Hanusch provides a historical overview of death in the news, looks at the conditions of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Folker Hanusch
ISBN: 9780230230460 0230230466
OCLC Number: 643568767
Description: viii, 199 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
A history of news about death --
How news media place values on lives --
Visual displays of death --
The impact of covering traumatic assignments --
Audience responses to death in the news --
Journalism's role in constructing grief --
Representing death in the online age --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Folker Hanusch.
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'In this remarkably lucid and accomplished study Folker Hanusch explores the social construction of death in the news. A must-read for all those interested in how mediated death and dying enters into Read more...

 
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