Balance and Bias in Journalism: Representation, Regulation and Democracy

Balance and Bias in Journalism: Representation, Regulation and Democracy

by Guy Starkey
ISBN-10:
1403992487
ISBN-13:
9781403992482
Pub. Date:
12/01/2006
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN-10:
1403992487
ISBN-13:
9781403992482
Pub. Date:
12/01/2006
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Balance and Bias in Journalism: Representation, Regulation and Democracy

Balance and Bias in Journalism: Representation, Regulation and Democracy

by Guy Starkey

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Overview

Guy Starkey offers a clearly structured discussion of 'balance' in the media, and the difficulties inherent in both achieving and measuring it. Providing an analysis of theoretical issues, an exploration of practical considerations and a review of methods for assessing jourbanalistic output, it will appeal to students of jourbanalism and media studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403992482
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 12/01/2006
Edition description: 2006
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

GUY STARKEY is Senior Lecturer in Radio and Programme Leader in Media Production in the School of Arts, Design, Media and Culture, University of Sunderland, UK. He has taught and written widely in the field. His publications include Radio in Context (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004), GNVQ Intermediate Media (1998), 'Radio Audience Research - Challenging the Gold Standard' in Cultural Trends, 45, and 'Estimating Audiences: Sampling in Television and Radio Audience Research', Cultural Trends, 49.
GUY STARKEY is Senior Lecturer in Radio and Programme Leader in Media Production in the School of Arts, Design, Media and Culture, University of Sunderland, UK. He has taught and written widely in the field. His publications include Radio in Context (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004), GNVQ Intermediate Media (1998), 'Radio Audience Research - Challenging the Gold Standard' in Cultural Trends, 45, and 'Estimating Audiences: Sampling in Television and Radio Audience Research', Cultural Trends, 49.

Table of Contents

Introduction
A Question of Balance: Reality and Representation
Balance in Broadcasting: Representation and Regulation
Power and Responsibility: The Press, the People and Self-regulation
In the Eye of the Beholder: Audience Perspectives of Balance and Bias
Broadcast Talk and the Printed Word: A Balancing Act
Meditated Imperialism: International Jourbanalism in the Global News Marketplace
Case Studies Balance and Bias in Practice.

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...valuable, authoritatitve and well-evidenced contributions to the growing body of scholarship in this area and should become essential reading for serious students of journalism and for those who practise it.' - Sally Feldman - Times Higher Education Supplement

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