Reimagining Journalism in a Post-Truth World: How Late-Night Comedians, Internet Trolls, and Savvy Reporters Are Transforming News

 
 
Praeger (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 8. Februar 2018
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  • 193 Seiten
 
E-Book
978-1-4408-5476-7 (ISBN)
 
Tthe 2016 U.S. presidential election delivered a stunning result, but the news media's breathless coverage of it was no surprise. News networks turned debates into primetime entertainment, reporters spent more time covering poll results than public policy issues, and the cozy relationship between journalists and political insiders helped ensure intrigue and ratings, even as it eroded journalism's role as democracy's "Fourth Estate." Against this sobering backdrop, a broadcast news veteran and a millennial news hound consider how journalism can regain the public's trust by learning from pioneers both within and beyond the profession. Connecting the dots between faux news, "fake news," and real news, coauthors Madison and DeJarnette provide an unflinching analysis of where mainstream journalism went wrong--and what the next generation of reporters can do to make it right. The significance of Donald Trump's presidency is not lost on the authors, but Reimagining Journalism in a Post-Truth World is not a post-mortem of the 2016 presidential election, nor is it a how-to guide for reporting on Trump's White House. Instead, this accessible and engaging book offers a broader perspective on contemporary journalism, pairing lively anecdotes with insightful analysis of long-term trends and challenges. Drawing on their expertise in media innovation and entrepreneurship, the authors explore how comedians like John Oliver, Trevor Noah, and Samantha Bee are breaking (and reshaping) the rules of political journalism; how legacy media outlets like The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, and The New York Times are retooling for the digital age; and how newcomers like Vice, Hearken, and De Correspondent are innovating new models for reporting and storytelling. Anyone seeking to make sense of modern journalism and its intersections with democracy will want to read this book.
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  • Cover
  • Advance Praise for Reimagining Journalism in a Post-Truth World
  • Title Page
  • Copyright
  • Dedication
  • Contents
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction. How Journalism Became a Dirty Word
  • Chapter 1. Reimagining Truth: Comedians, Fake News, and the Fate of â??Objectivityâ??
  • Chapter 2. Reimagining Trust: Engaged Journalism, Open Reporting, and Listening to the Public
  • Chapter 3. Reimagining Reach: VICE, Snapchat, and Journalismâ??s Quest for Digital-Native News Consumers
  • Chapter 4. Reimagining Revenue: Paywalls, Crowdfunding, and the End of the Advertising Age
  • Chapter 5. Reimagining Whatâ??s Next: Enduring Questions for the Future of Journalism
  • Notes
  • Index

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