Encyclopedia of American Journalism

Encyclopedia of American Journalism

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The Encyclopedia of American Journalism explores the distinctions found in print media, radio, television, and the internet. This work seeks to document the role of these different forms of journalism in the formation of America's understanding and reaction to political campaigns, war, peace, protest, slavery, consumer rights, civil rights, immigration, unionism, feminism, environmentalism, globalization, and more. This work also explores the intersections between journalism and other phenomena in American Society, such as law, crime, business, and consumption. The evolution of journalism's ethical standards is discussed, as well as the important libel and defamation trials that have influenced journalistic practice, its legal protection, and legal responsibilities. Topics covered include: Associations and Organizations; Historical Overview and Practice; Individuals; Journalism in American History; Laws, Acts, and Legislation; Print, Broadcast, Newsgroups, and Corporations; Technologies.A few years later in 1982, TV Guide experienced one of its finest hours when it published an article that indicted CBS News for airing a poorly reported and biased documentary, The Uncounted Enemy: A Vietnam Deception, accusing Generalanbsp;...

Title:Encyclopedia of American Journalism
Author:Stephen L. Vaughn
Publisher:Routledge - 2007-12-11


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