Amateur Images and Global News

Editors
Kari Andén-Papadopoulos, Mervi Pantti

Publisher
Intellect

Description

Modern technology has enabled anyone with a digital camera or cell phone to capture images of newsworthy events as they develop, and news organizations around the world increasingly depend on these amateur images for their coverage of unfolding events. However, with globalization facilitating wider circulation, critics have expressed strong concern over exactitude and objectivity. The first book on this topic, Amateur Images and Global News considers at length the ethical and professional issues that arise with the use of amateur images in the mainstream news media—as well as their role in producing knowledge and framing meanings of disasters in global and national contexts.

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Details

  • Type:
    Anthology (peer reviewed)
  • Published:
    2011
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  • Language:
    English
  • ISBN:
    9781841504209
  • Edition:
    1st
  • Pages:
    213

About the Editor

Kari Andén-Papadopoulos

Professor i medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap. Disputerade 2000-11-30 vid Stockholms universitet/JMK på avhandlingen Kameran i krig. Den fotografiska iscensättningen av Vietnamkriget i svensk press. Read more

Reference

Andén-Papadopoulos, K. and Pantti, M. (eds.). (2011). Amateur Images and Global News. Bristol: Intellect.