Cosmopolitanism And The New News Media by Lilie ChouliarakiCosmopolitanism And The New News Media by Lilie Chouliaraki

Cosmopolitanism And The New News Media

EditorLilie Chouliaraki, Bolette B. Blaagaard

Hardcover | April 24, 2014

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The Arab Spring, the Occupy Wall Street movement and the Haiti earthquake are only some of the recent examples of the power of new media to transform journalism. Some celebrate this power as a new cosmopolitanism that challenges the traditional boundaries of foreign reporting, yet others fear that the new media simply reproduce old power relations in new ways. It is this important controversy around the role of new media in shaping a cosmopolitan journalism that offers the starting point of this book.

By bringing together an impressive range of leading theorists in the field of journalism and media studies, this collection insightfully explores how Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and YouTube are taking the voice of ordinary citizens into the forefront of mainstream journalism and how, in so doing, they give shape to new public conceptions of authenticity and solidarity.

This collection is directed towards a readership of students and scholars in media and communications, digital and information studies, journalism, sociology as well as other social sciences that engage with the role of new media in shaping contemporary social life.

This book was originally published as a special issue ofJournalism Studies.

Lilie Chouliarakiis Professor of Media and Communications at London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. Her latest publications includeThe Ironic Spectator: Solidarity in the age of post-humanitarianism(2013),Self-mediation: new media, citizenship and civil selves(ed.) (2012),The Spectatorship of Suffering(2006/2011).Bolette...
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Title:Cosmopolitanism And The New News MediaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:156 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:April 24, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415734894

ISBN - 13:9780415734899

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Table of Contents

PrefaceBob Franklin Introduction: Cosmopolitanism and the new news mediaLilie Chouliaraki and Bolette Blaagaard 1. Online Journalism and Civic Cosmopolitanism: Professional vs. participatory idealsPeter Dahlgren 2. Cosmopolitanism as Conformity and Contestation: The mainstream press and radical politicsNatalie Fenton 3. Situated, Embodied and Political: Expressions of citizen journalismBolette B. Blaagaard 4. Getting Closer?: Encounters of the national media with global imagesMervi Pantti 5. ¿¿The World is Watching¿¿: The mediatic structure of cosmopolitanismPheng Cheah 6. Journalists Witnessing Disaster: From the calculus of death to the injunction to careSimon Cottle 7. Humanitarian Campaigns in Social Media: Network architectures and polymedia eventsMirca Madianou 8. Re-mediation, Inter-mediation, Trans-mediation: The cosmopolitan trajectories of convergent journalismLilie Chouliaraki