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World News Prism
Changing Media, Clashing Ideologies
by W. Hachten

Abstract:
On the 6th ed. (2002): The sixth edition of The World News Prism examines how the news media responded to the national crisis of September 11, 2001 and how, after a decade of looking inward and ignoring news about the outside world, frightened and stunned Americans began to take a serious interest in world affairs again and tried to comprehend the threat of terrorism and the complex politics of the Middle East and Central Asia. Significant changes in this edition include: Discussion of globalization of the world's economy and its relationship to globalization of the media and communication. Examination of the continuing and expanding role of the World Wide Web and the Internet in international communication. Analysis of the effects of new media on developing regions of the world. Insight into specific changes in CNN, Associated Press, BBC, Voice of America, network TV news, and news magazines. Study of the rising importance of overseas business and economic news media. Analyzing the changing role of transnational news media in our evolving globalization and its impact on rapidly changing news events, The World News Prism. Significant changes in this timely and provocative edition include: - Discussion of globalization of the world's economy and its relationship to glogalization of the media and communication. - Examination of the continuing and expanding role of the World Wide Web andf the Internet in international communication. - Analysis of the effects of new media on developing regions of the world. - Insight into specific changes in CNN, Associated Press, BBC, Voice of America, network TV news, and newsmagazines. - Study of the ring rising importance of overseas business and economic news media. Analyzing the changing role or transnational news media on our evolving globalization and its impact on rapidly changing news events, The World News Prism appeals beyond the classroom to journalism professionals worldwide.

Publication Type: Authored Book: 133 pages
Publisher: Iowa State University Press. (1981)
Location: Ames, IA, USA
Language: English
ISBN: 0813815800 (1981)

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