The Invention Of Journalism

Hardcover | August 11, 1998

byJ. Chalaby

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This book argues that journalism is a more recent invention than most authors have acknowledged so far. The profession of the journalist and the journalistic discourse are the products of the emergence, during the second half of the 19th century, of a specialized field of discursive production, the journalistic field. The book analyzes the emergence of journalism and examines the development of discursive norms, practices and strategies which are characteristic of this discourse.

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This book argues that journalism is a more recent invention than most authors have acknowledged so far. The profession of the journalist and the journalistic discourse are the products of the emergence, during the second half of the 19th century, of a specialized field of discursive production, the journalistic field. The book analyzes...

Jean K. Chalaby is Research Associate at the European Institute, London School of Economics.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:August 11, 1998Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UK

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0312212860

ISBN - 13:9780312212865

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