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Oxford Handbook of Religion and the American News Media

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ISBN-10: 0195395069

ISBN-13: 9780195395068

Edition: 2012

Authors: Diane Winston

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Once relegated to the private sphere, or confined to its own section of the newspaper, religion is now a major part of daily news coverage. Every journalist needs a basic knowledge of religion to cover everything from presidential elections to the war in Iraq to the ethical issues raised by latest developments in medical research.The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the American News Mediawill be the go-to volume for both secular and religious journalists and journalism educators, scholars in media studies, journalism studies, religious studies, and American studies. Comprised of six sections, the first examines how the history of the mass media and the role religion played in its growth.…    
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Book details

List price: $190.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/29/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 592
Size: 9.90" wide x 7.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

Introduction "Mapping the Royal Road"
Religion and News in Eighteenth-Century America
The Penny Press and the Birth of Modern Religion Reporting
American Journalism and Religion, 1870-1930
Religion News Coverage between 1930 and 1960
Quantity, Quality, and Religion in the News since 9/11
The Media
Late-Night Comedy as a Source of Religion News
Religion in Print Media
Religion News on the Radio
Commercial Television News, Crisis, and Collective Memory
Religion News Online
American Catholicism and the Mass-Market Newsweekly
Mainline Protestants and News Narratives of Declension
Orthodox Judaism and the News
Media Representations of "Sunbelt" Evangelicalism
The Legends of the "Assassins" in News Coverage of Muslims
News Coverage of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
News Coverage and Popular Press Reports of the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in the 1960s
American Press Coverage of Buddhism from the 1870s to the Present
Wicca in the News
Media Coverage of Scientology in the United States
Issues and Beats
Religion and Politics in Print
Media Portrayals of the Moral Majority
Evolution, Creationism, and Objectivity in the Press
Alternative Medicine in the Press
News Coverage of Religion, Sexuality, and AIDS
Race and Racism in News Coverage of Religion
Football and Christianity in the News
The Celebrification of Religion in the Age of Infotainment
International Coverage
Latin American Religion in the News
American Coverage of Immigration, Islam, and Identity in the UK and the Netherlands
American Newspaper Coverage of Islam in the Arab World
American News Coverage of Chinese Uighurs
Religion and Reporting in Africa
The Religious Press
The Independent Catholic Press and Vatican II
The Mainline Protestant Press and the Idea of "Declining" Liberal Religion
The American Jewish Press
The Evangelical Press
One Nation, Many Voices: The Muslim Press in the United States
The African American Religious Press