Table of Contents:
- Ignored factchecks and the media's crisis of conscience / Brendan Nyhan -- News media fact-checking can be selective and biased / James Taranto -- News media fact-checking is futile / Jack Shafer -- News media fact-checking is a tool to control public discourse / Mark Hemingway -- The news media must do a better job of informing the public of vital global developments / Juan Cole -- The news media should celebrate traditional values / Dan Gainor -- The dumbest anchormen / Jonah Goldberg -- There is a conservative media bias / John Merline -- There is no significant media bias / Paul Farhi -- The biased media is trying to influence political elections / L. Brent Bozell III -- Charges of media bias are an attempt to influence media coverage / Eric Alterman -- A partisan media may inspire participation and interest in political issues / Paul Starr -- A partisan media adds to government dysfunction / James L. Baughman -- Movie violence chic / Michael Massing -- There will not be blood / Charles Kenny -- Media consolidation threatens democracy and free speech / Ziad El-Hady -- Big government, not big media, threatens free speech / Don Watkins -- Social and digital media are the new mass media / The Economist -- Mobile technology is the future of media / Richard Ting -- Live blogging is transforming journalism / Matt Wells -- Twitter is transforming journalism / Jeff Jarvis
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- 208 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
- P87.25 .M37 2014
- 9780737766608 (hardcover)
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