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Media sociology and journalism : studies in truth and democracy / Greg M. Nielsen

By: Resource type: Ressourcentyp: Buch (Online)Book (Online)Language: English Publisher: London ; New York, NY : Anthem Press, 2023Description: 1 Online-Ressource (1 online resource)ISBN:
  • 1839980621
  • 9781839980619
  • 1839980613
  • 9781839980626
Subject(s): Additional physical formats: 9781839980602 | Erscheint auch als: Media Sociology and Journalism. Druck-Ausgabe London : Anthem Press,c2023LOC classification:
  • HM1206
Online resources: Summary: Cover -- Half-Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Between the Posts -- Political and Sociological Theory -- Undoing Journalism -- 1 Fake Populism and News: Freedom versus Democracy -- What Does Fake Populism Do? -- Is Populism a Danger to Democracy? -- Fake News: Questioning Reason, Truth and Democracy -- But Aren't Lies Politicians Tell Fake News? -- Corrupt Politicians, Fake News Media and Cancel Culture -- 2 Political Theory: Deliberative, Agonistic and Dialogic Democracy -- Rawls: Liberal Theory of DemocracySummary: Habermas: Discourse Theory of Democracy -- Agonistic Democracy: For and Against -- Dissensus Never Ends -- How to construct time and the other -- Toward Dialogic Democracy -- 3 Contemporary Sociology, Journalism and Society -- Critical Sociology -- Pragmatic sociology of critique -- Explanation vs Description -- Cultural Sociology -- Civil sphere theory -- Media sociology and trust -- Latour's ANT -- Out of this world versus terrestrial attractors -- What and who do journalism -- Conclusion -- 4 Acts of Journalism: Truth, Ghosts and Migrant Subjects -- The Implied Audience -- Coding UndecidablesSummary: On Immigration -- Reading the Democracy Bias -- Legal/Policy Contexts -- The travel ban -- Family separation -- The pandemic -- Third-Person Reported Speech: Some Limitations -- Travel ban -- Family separation -- The pandemic -- First/Second Person and the Implied Audience -- The travel ban -- Family separations -- The pandemic -- 5 Writing Inequality into the Urban Commons -- Framing the Loophole -- Recognition and the Urban Commons -- The Information Commons -- Coding Exclusion -- The Fall of the Body into Poverty -- Justice versus LawSummary: 6 Exotopy and Cultural Boundaries: The Secular Question in Quebec -- Quebec and US Contexts -- Quebec Society in Canadian Context -- Framing Hospitality for Reasonable Accommodation -- Exotopy: enemy or adversary? -- (Dis)Organized affect: the personal, the political and the sociological -- Conclusion: Deliberative or Dialogic Democracy? -- Conclusion: Is Another Journalism Possible? -- References -- IndexSummary: While the alt right and post-truth attitudes render democracy fragile, so does professional journalism when it reports on the most vulnerable subjects in society but rarely addresses them as the imagined audience. A dialogical critique of divisions in news media, politics, and contemporary sociological theory can provide an alternative way forwardPPN: PPN: 1882633458Package identifier: Produktsigel: ZDB-4-NLEBK | BSZ-4-NLEBK-KAUB
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