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Media control : news as an institution of power and social control / Robert E. Gutsche.

By: Gutsche, Robert E, 1980-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York ; London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2015Description: x, 383 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781628922967.Subject(s): Mass media -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Mass media -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 21st century | Journalism -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Journalism -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 21st century | Press and politics -- United States | Social control -- United States | | Informatics and Computer Science November2016DDC classification: 302.230973
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 - Making News: Purposes, Practices & Pandering -- Chapter 2 - Press as Paternal Authority: Veiling Power via 'The Fourth Estate' -- Chapter 3 - Controversies, Conspiracies & Confusion: News as Cultural Distraction -- Chapter 4 - Normalizing Surveillance & Control: How the Press Contribute to Policing -- Chapter 5 - The Myth of Media Literacy & Why Americans Will Never Have It -- Conclusion.
Summary: "A critical approach to the cultural function of news media, arguing that news is an institution that performs a function of social control under the guise of the Fourth Estate"--
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Index : p. [363]-383.

Glosssary : p. [363]-365.

Includes bibliographical referecens.

Machine generated contents note: -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 - Making News: Purposes, Practices & Pandering -- Chapter 2 - Press as Paternal Authority: Veiling Power via 'The Fourth Estate' -- Chapter 3 - Controversies, Conspiracies & Confusion: News as Cultural Distraction -- Chapter 4 - Normalizing Surveillance & Control: How the Press Contribute to Policing -- Chapter 5 - The Myth of Media Literacy & Why Americans Will Never Have It -- Conclusion.

"A critical approach to the cultural function of news media, arguing that news is an institution that performs a function of social control under the guise of the Fourth Estate"--

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