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British Media Coverage of the Press Reform Debate

Journalists Reporting Journalism

Authors: Ogbebor, Binakuromo

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  • Analyses British media coverage of the press reform debate that arose from the News of the World phone hacking scandal and the Leveson Inquiry
  • Implements a content analysis of 870 news articles
  • Provides insight into factors inhibiting and aiding the role of the news media as a democratic public sphereOpen Access.
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This open access book provides a detailed exploration of the British media coverage of the press reform debate that arose from the News of the World phone hacking scandal and the Leveson Inquiry. Gathering data from a content analysis of 870 news articles, Ogbebor shows how journalists cover debates on media policy and illustrates the impact of their coverage on democracy. Through this analysis, the book contributes to knowledge of paradigm repair strategies; public sphere; gatekeeping theory; the concept of journalism as an interpretive community; political economy of the press; as well as the neoliberal and social democratic interpretations of press freedom. Providing insight into factors inhibiting and aiding the role of the news media as a democratic public sphere, it will be a valuable resource for the press, media reform activists, members of the public, and academics in the fields of journalism, politics and law.

About the authors

Binakuromo Ogbebor has a PhD in Journalism Studies from the School of Journalism, Cardiff University, UK. Her areas of research include media policy, media representation, media and democracy, media self-coverage, political economy, and the public sphere.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-18

    Ogbebor, Binakuromo

  • The Press Reform Debate

    Pages 19-40

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  • British Press System: Press Regulation and Accountability

    Pages 41-52

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  • Media Policy, Democracy and Theories of the Press

    Pages 53-75

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  • Investigating the Press Reform Debate

    Pages 77-98

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Buy this book

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  • ISBN 978-3-030-37265-1
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-37264-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
British Media Coverage of the Press Reform Debate
Book Subtitle
Journalists Reporting Journalism
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-37265-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-37265-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-37264-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 227
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