Contents: Preface. 1. Anecdotes in news coverage. 2. Model for foreign news coverage. 3. News coverage of direct to consumer advertising. 4. Debate about the politics of news. 5. The perceived tone of news articles. 6. The editorial art. 7. News bias in news sources. 8. Trends in networks news editing strategies. bibliography. Index.
"The newspaper and consumer magazine industry is set for continued challenges in 2009, with developed country markets likely to be most affected. An exponentially growing phenomenon, the blogosphere can be abuzz with news that is overlooked by the press and TV networks. General interest newspapers are usually journals of current news on a variety of topics. Those can include political events, crime, business, sports, and opinions. This book go a little more in depth into the coverage techniques of stories than newspapers, trying to give the reader an understanding of the context surrounding important events, rather than just the facts." (jacket)