Creating Fear News and the Construction of Crisis

ISBN-10: 0202306607
ISBN-13: 9780202306605
Edition: 2001
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Book details

List price: $32.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Aldine Transaction
Publication date: 12/31/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 223
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

David Altheide, PhD,nbsp; http://www.public.asu.edu/~atdla/ is Regents' Professor in the School of Justice and Social Inquiry at Arizona State University, where he has taught for 35 years.nbsp; His work has focused on the role of mass media and information technology in social control. Dr. Altheide received the Cooley Award three times, given to the outstanding book in symbolic interaction, from the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction: In 2007 for Terrorism and the Politics of Fear (2006); in 2004 for Creating Fear: News and the Construction of Crisis (2002); and in 1986 for Media Power (1985). Dr. Altheide received the 2005 George Herbert Mead Award for lifetime contributions from the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction, and the society's Mentor Achievement Award in 2007.

Preface
Give the Devil His Due: Fear in Its Place
Tracking Discourse
The Problem Frame and the Production of Fear
The Discourse of Fear
Journalistic Interviewing
Policing Crime and Fear in the News Media
Children and the Discourse of Fear
The Lens of Fear
References
Index

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