Representing Death In The News: Journalism, Media and Mortality by F. HanuschRepresenting Death In The News: Journalism, Media and Mortality by F. Hanusch

Representing Death In The News: Journalism, Media and Mortality

byF. Hanusch

Hardcover | August 11, 2010

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This new study maps and synthesizes existing research on the ways in which journalism deals with death. Folker Hanusch provides a historical overview of death in the news, looks at the conditions of production, content and reception, and also analyzes emerging trends in the representation of death online.
FOLKER HANUSCH is Lecturer in Journalism in the School of Communication at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. He has also worked as a journalist for Australian and German-language newspapers, and has published articles inJournalism StudiesandMedia International Australia.
Title:Representing Death In The News: Journalism, Media and MortalityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:199 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.5 inPublished:August 11, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230230466

ISBN - 13:9780230230460


Table of Contents

Acknowledgments Introduction A History of News About Death How News Media Place Values on Lives Visual Displays of Death The Impact of Covering Traumatic Assignments Audience Responses to Death in the News Journalism's Role in Constructing Grief Representing Death in the Online Age Conclusion Bibliography

Editorial Reviews

'In this remarkably lucid and accomplished study Folker Hanusch explores the social construction of death in the news. A must-read for all those interested in how mediated death and dying enters into public life and private thoughts.' - Simon Cottle, Professor of Media and Communications, Cardiff University, UK