This title was first published in 2000. Offering original insights into the relationship between media and democratic theory, this volume brings together a renowned collection of international specialists who examine media and democracy, professional journalism, the anatomy of content and the current issues which concern both institutions. Challenging conventional discourse, this comprehensive collection contains the most incisive and informative articles on this fundamental subject.

part I|106 pages

Media and Democracy: Key Debates

chapter 1|9 pages

For the Negative

ByThomas E. Patterson

chapter 2|7 pages

For the Affirmative

ByJack M. McLeod

chapter 3|18 pages

A Guard Dog Perspective on the Role of Media

ByGeorge A. Donohue, Phillip J. Tichenor, Clarice N. Olien

chapter 4|13 pages

The Marketplace of Ideas Revisited

The U.S. Media: Supermarket or Assembly Line?
ByBen H. Bagdikian

chapter 5|22 pages

Structural Transformations of the Public Sphere

ByJohn Keane

chapter 6|32 pages

Public service broadcasting and modern public life

ByPaddy Scannell

part II|114 pages

Professional Journalism: Towards Universal Norms

chapter 7|10 pages

Professional Models in Journalism: the Gatekeeper and the Advocate

ByMorris Janowitz

chapter 8|8 pages

The "Gate Keeper": A Case Study In the Selection of News

ByDavid Manning White

chapter 10|22 pages

The Sacred Side of Professional Journalism

ByThorbjörn Broddason

chapter 11|31 pages

Gazette 51: 53-83, 1993. © 1993 Kluwer Academic Publishers. Printed in the Netherlands.

Subjective objectivity. How journalists in four countries define a key term of their profession*
ByWolfgang Donsbach, Bettina Klett

chapter 12|2 pages

The radical changes needed to remedy TV's bias against understanding

ByJohn Birt, Peter Jay

chapter 13|18 pages

Making Journalism More Public

ByJay Rosen

part III|98 pages

News: The Anatomy of Content

chapter 14|14 pages

News Frames, Political Cynicism, and Media Cynicism

ANNALS, AAPSS, 546, July 1996
ByJoseph N. Cappella, Kathleen Hall Jamieson

chapter 15|18 pages

Hidden Conflicts and Journalistic Norms: The Case of Self-Coverage

ByJoseph Turow

chapter 16|9 pages

The End of Journalism? Notes on Watching the War

ByElihu Katz

chapter 17|26 pages

Accidental News: The Great Oil Spill as Local Occurrence and National Event 1

ByHarvey Molotch, Marilyn Lester

chapter 18|8 pages

Disdaining the News

ByMark R. Levy

chapter 19|20 pages

Sound Bite News: Television Coverage of Elections, 1968-1988

ByDaniel C Hallin

part IV|105 pages

Media and Journalism: New Challenges in a Changing World

chapter 20|16 pages

New Roles for Public Television in Western Europe: Challenges and Prospects

ByJay G. Blumler, Wolfgang Hoffmann-Riem

chapter 21|15 pages

The popular press and political democracy

ByColin Sparks

chapter 22|15 pages

Media Within and Without the State: Press Freedom in Eastern Europe

ByKaroi Jakubowicz

chapter 23|12 pages

Media, the political order and national identity

ByPhilip Schlesinger

chapter 24|7 pages

A new map of censorship

The old order changes yielding place to new — and freedom finds Itself In disarray, under attack from new enemies among Its old champions
ByRonald Dworkin

chapter 25|12 pages

The Internet as Mass Medium

ByMerrill Morris, Christine Ogan

chapter 26|20 pages

Missing links in the evolution of electronic democratization

ByKenneth L. Hacker

chapter 27|3 pages

The Fight for Eyeballs

ByJohn Sutherland