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Understanding news [electronic resource] / John Hartley.

Author/Creator:
Hartley, John.
Publication:
Abingdon [England] : Routledge, 1995, c1982.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (219 p.)
Edition:
1st edition
Series:
Studies in Culture and Communication
Studies in culture and communication
Studies in Culture and Communication
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Subjects:
Journalism.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
System Details:
text file
Summary:
News depends for its effect on a culturally shared language, and this book concentrates on ways we can decode its messages without simply reproducing their underlying assumptions.
Contents:
Cover; UNDERSTANDING NEWS; Copyright; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; GENERAL EDITOR'S PREFACE; 1 NEWS AS COMMUNICATION; In the beginning; News-discourse; Talking and writing about the news; 2 READING THE NEWS; Reality and relationships; Sign-systems; Signs; Paradigm and syntagm; Multi-accentuality; Orientation; Connotation and myth; Icons; Simultaneous signifiers; Codes and conventions; Discourses and referents; Socially-structured discourse; 3 NEWS AND SOCIETY; Topics; Treatment; Telling; News in society; Capital; The State; Relative autonomy and ideology; Winning consent: hegemony
From class to culture4 THOSE WHO THREATEN DISORDER; Preferred readings and ideological closure; 'News at Ten'; Trial by semiotics; 5 SELECTION AND CONSTRUCTION; News values; Mapping reality: consensus and dissent; Mapping the outsiders: dissent; 6 HAIL FELLOW WELL MET; Mode of address; Common sense and images of the audience: conversation; Common sense and 'understanding': the bardic function; 7 A WINTER OF DISCONTENT; Elements of news narrative: visual structures; Institutional and accessed voices: verbal structures; News narrative: fact and fiction; The 'Nine O'Clock News'
8 PRODUCING THE NEWS: FOR OURSELVESProducing the audience; Losing the audience; The 'other' news; Finding the audience; 9 CONSUMING INTEREST; Experience and mediation; Subjectivity; How is ideology 'consumed'?; Man-made news; Negotiating with ideology; 10 CRITICIZING THE NEWS: WHAT TO DO AND WHERE TO FIND IT; Projects; Alternatives; Further reading and study; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; INDEX
Notes:
"First published in 1982 by Methum & Co. Ltd. Reprinted twice. Reprinted 1987"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-138-83395-9
1-315-00237-X
1-136-10588-3
OCLC:
852757723