Representing Death in the News

Journalism, Media and Mortality

Authors: Hanusch, F.

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This new study maps and synthesizes existing research on the ways in which journalism deals with death. Folker Hanusch provides a historical overview of death in the news, looks at the conditions of production, content and reception, and also analyzes emerging trends in the representation of death online.

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FOLKER HANUSCH is Lecturer in Journalism in the School of Communication at the University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. He has also worked as a journalist for Australian and German-language newspapers, and has published articles in Journalism Studies and Media International Australia.

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'In this remarkably lucid and accomplished study Folker Hanusch explores the social construction of death in the news. A must-read for all those interested in how mediated death and dying enters into public life and private thoughts.' - Simon Cottle, Professor of Media and Communications, Cardiff University, UK


Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Representing Death in the News
Book Subtitle
Journalism, Media and Mortality
Authors
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-28976-5
DOI
10.1057/9780230289765
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-23046-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-31147-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 199
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