Making Local News

Making Local News

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Why do crimes and accidents earn more news coverage than development and policy issues affecting thousands of people? Filled with revealing interviews with both journalists and city officials, Making Local News is the first comprehensive look at how the economic motives of media owners, professional motives of journalists, and the strategies of media-wise politicians shape the news we see and hear, thereby influencing urban policy. qMaking Local News by Phyllis Kaniss . . . is significant. . . . If we can continue to get smarter about that which journalism leaves out or distorts in its coverage of politics, we may eventually get smarter about politics€”Mitchell Stephens, The Philadelphia Inquirer View qA convincing analysis of the factors and forces which color how and why local issues do, or do not, become newsworthy.q a€”Michael H. Ebner, Journal of Interdisciplinary History qThis work serves as a reminder of the importance of a medium that is often overlooked until economic realities threaten its very existence.q a€”Choice qKaniss is truly a pioneer in the study of local€”Susan Herbst, Contemporary SociologyWestin discusses the example of television reportersa#39; mispronunciation of Houston Street in New York City, which outsiders pronounce like ... For example, media critics in Denver describe the cutthroat competition that gave rise to one local television stationa#39;s attempts to raise its ... in the poor part of townaquot; (Ben Daviss, aquot;Man the Minicams, Rev Up the Choppers, aquot; TV Guide, November 6-12, 1982, 34-38).

Title:Making Local News
Author: Phyllis Kaniss
Publisher:University of Chicago Press - 1997-12-08

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