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Tabloid journalism

an annotated bibliography of English-language sources

by Gerald S. Greenberg

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sensationalism in journalism -- Bibliography,
  • Sensationalism on television -- Bibliography,
  • Tabloid newspapers -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    StatementGerald S. Greenberg.
    SeriesBibliographies and indexes in mass media and communications,, no. 10
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ6944.S45 G76 1996, PN4784.S4 G76 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 187 p. ;
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL972104M
    ISBN 100313295441
    LC Control Number96008942

      The following points come from a post by the Charter for Compassionate Schools, a non-profit advocating compassion as a central value in education. "Sensationalism, Inflammatory Words and the History of Tabloid Journalism" was written by Reverend Barbara Kaufmann. The original American tabloid, The New York Sun, a gaudy example of the penny press made its debut. A tabloid is a newspaper with a compact page size smaller than is no standard size for this newspaper format.. The term tabloid journalism refers to an emphasis on such topics as sensational crime stories, astrology, celebrity gossip and television, and is not a reference to newspapers printed in this format. Some small-format papers with a high standard of journalism refer to.

    5 Of The Best Books About Journalism. Horrie and Chippindale present an absorbing account of the newspaper and the men who redefined tabloid journalism.   One of these papers -- the Daily Sun -- is now the largest in the country, but it has generated controversy for its perceived lack of respect for privacy, brazen sexual content, and unrestrained truth-stretching. Herman Wasserman examines the success of tabloid journalism in South Africa at a time when global print media are in :

    Tabloid tales. There has long been a contentious relationship between celebrities and tabloids. The more outlandish the headline, the more intrigued the reader—scandal sells. Tthe first book to investigate and analyse the diverse forms and genres of journalism that have arisen as challenges to mainstream news coverage. From the radical content of emancipatory media to the dizzying range of citizen journalist blogs and fanzine subcultures, this book charts the historical and cultural practices of this diverse and.


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From the Back Cover. This book provides a timely and important summary of tabloid journalism in Africa, which clearly shows how tabloids in the African context play a unique role in the democratization process. Prior to this book, very little was known about how tabloid journalists operate in Africa.

The book first explores the global practice of journalism and then focuses on tabloid journalism – finally Cited by: 3. Tabloid journalism is alternately praised and excoriated by the commentators, whose backgrounds are as divergent as their opinions.

While sensationalism's excessiveness provides an easy target for critics, scholars' more analytical investigations draw parallels between today's tabloid headlines and more traditional folk by: 4.

Tabloid Journalism in South Africa: True Story. (African Expressive Cultures): Wasserman, Herman: : Books. Comment: Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Tabloid journalism book Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the by: Tabloid Journalism: Selected full-text books and articles The Godfather of Tabloid: Generoso Pope Jr.

and the National Enquirer By Jack Vitek University Press of Kentucky, Read preview Overview. Defining tabloid journalism practice as an infotainment genre, the book examines corruption exposure by tabloids in Arabic, Portuguese and French speaking countries across Africa, making it a unique addition to the : Brian Chama.

This book has far more information about McKinney's criminal trial, and its tabloid coverage, than about her actual crime -- the details of which remain in dispute to this day. First published in Tabloid journalism book, this reprint has additional "where are they now" material. pages.

meaning. This book seeks to do so through presenting exploratory research with readers of tabloid newspapers. The research topic Research background and definition of tabloid journalism The research is a follow-up of a previous study, which was based on four focus groups with a small number of male readers of the Sun (Johansson, ).

See Article History. Tabloid journalism, type of popular, largely sensationalistic journalism that takes its name from the format of a small newspaper, roughly half the size of an ordinary broadsheet. Tabloid journalism is not, however, found only in newspapers, and not every newspaper that is printed in tabloid format is a tabloid in content and style.

In June ofa new kind of newspaper called a tabloid hit the streets of New York City. Half the size of other newspapers, the "Daily News" typically displayed a front page with a screaming headline and large pictures Social changes included the rise of consumer culture and.

Memoirs of a Tabloid Reporter recounts the life and adventures of reporter Billy Don Johnson during his 20 years () working for the fictional tabloid The National Insider/5(25). Herman Wasserman examines the success of tabloid journalism in South Africa at a time when global print media are in decline.

He considers the social significance of the tabloids and how they play a role in integrating readers and their daily struggles with the political and social sphere of the new by: “The book makes easy reading [and is] interesting for its novel approach to the examination of tabloid journalism in South 32, No.

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Less than a decade after the advent of democracy in South Africa, tabloid newspapers have taken the country by storm. One of these papers -- the Daily Sun -- is now the largest in the country, but it has generated controversy for its perceived lack of respect for privacy, brazen sexual content, and unrestrained truth-stretching.

Herman Wasserman examines the success of tabloid journalism in. The journalist and author praises tabloid hacks, lambasts Johann Hari, picks a bone with Christopher Hitchens, and selects five books that exemplify good reporting – or satirise it mercilessly Interview by Alec Ash 1 Scoop by Evelyn Waugh 2 Child of the Century by Ben Hecht.

Books shelved as political-journalism: All the Truth Is Out: The Week Politics Went Tabloid by Matt Bai, A geringonça by Inês Serra Lopes, Trekonomics: T. As a tabloid survivor, I probably come at "Tabloid City" with a more critical eye than most. If the newsroom atmosphere felt artificial, I wouldn't be able to stomach the book.

But I felt Hamill really conveyed what it feels like when the city is gripped by a huge story -- a double murder at a good address, in this case/5. "Tabloid Journalism" Disclaimer: The author claims no intellectual property rights of any kind to characters, plot points, or other ideas appearing in this work which originated in the Harry Potter novels by J.K.

Rowling. The author receives no financial benefit from the use of these ideas and has written this work for personal amusement only. This book provides a timely and important summary of tabloid journalism in Africa, which clearly shows how tabloids in the African context play a unique role in the democratization process.

Prior to this book, very little was known about how tabloid journalists operate in Africa. The book first explores the global practice of journalism and then focuses on tabloid journalism - finally situating the discussion within As well as concentrating on how tabloid journalism can be seen as part of the broader neo-liberal thinking in Africa, in which democracy and freedom of expression is promoted, it also looks at how tabloid journalism practice has been met with resistance from the alliance of forces.

Quotes tagged as "tabloid-journalism Let me know when they read a book.” ― Fuad Alakbarov tags: books, celebrities, celebrity, education, tabloid-journalism, tabloids. 0 likes. Like “Never trust a tabloid over a human being.” ― Abhijit Naskar tags: brainy-quotes, celebrity, faith-in-humanity.Journals.

Research on tabloid news fits comfortably in mass communication and journalism studies. Although most of the early research in this area emerged in book or book chapter form, flagship journals in the field, such as the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, Communication Research, and Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, have devoted a substantial number of pages to the topic.The book certainly made me decide one thing- tabloid journalism is not my goal.

Being mean to people, and having to intrude on celebrities doesn't appeal to me, and this book does I have always wanted to be a journalist, and since I couldn't decide what area I would like to compete in, I decided to read a variety of journalist books/5.