Challenging The News: The Journalism Of Alternative And Community Media by Susan FordeChallenging The News: The Journalism Of Alternative And Community Media by Susan Forde

Challenging The News: The Journalism Of Alternative And Community Media

bySusan Forde

Paperback | October 10, 2011

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Community media journalists are, in essence, 'filling in the gaps' left by mainstream news outlets. Forde's extensive 10 year study now develops an understanding of the journalistic practices at work in independent and community news organisations. Alternative media has never been so widely written about until now.
SUSAN FORDE teaches Journalism at Griffith University, Australia, and continues to practice community and independent journalism on a freelance basis. Previously she worked for eight years in the independent press industry and was awarded her PhD in 1998 for her study on the Australian alternative press. Her work on community media aud...
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Title:Challenging The News: The Journalism Of Alternative And Community MediaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:232 pagesPublished:October 10, 2011Publisher:Macmillan Education UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230243576

ISBN - 13:9780230243576

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Chapter 1: Understanding alternative and independent journalism.- Chapter 2: Defining moments in the history of alternative journalism.- Chapter 3: Finding the basis for alternative and independent journalism.- Chapter 4: Looking for answers: How alternative media journalists engage their audiences.- Chapter 5: Connecting with democracy: The 'new' alternative media.- Chapter 6: Throwing out the bathwater (but not the baby): Objectivity, 'professionalism' and the economics of alternative journalism.- Chapter 7: The global policy environment for alternative and community media forms.- Chapter 8: Concluding thoughts: The nature of alternative journalism.- References.