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Media Tenor International - now incorporating Media Tenor SA - Volume 2006, Issue 1, 2006
Volume 2006, Issue 1, 2006
Author S. Robert LichterSource: Media Tenor International - now incorporating Media Tenor SA 2006 (2006)More Less
Extracted from text ... I t is remarkable how long it took for social science to catch up with the public debate over media content. In the United States bitter partisan battles over alleged media bias began in the 1960's and accelerated throughout the years of Vietnam and Watergate controversies. Yet throughout the 1970s, most academics still treated concerns about media power as overblown, and not worthy of serious study. The idea of using content analysis to affect the public debate never entered their minds - the first major content analysis of a presidential campaign didn't appear in print until 1983, three years after ..
Source: Media Tenor International - now incorporating Media Tenor SA 2006 (2006)More Less
Extracted from text ... Bonn/New York. Once again, the United Nations have failed to actively communicate and sustainably improve their image in international television news in 2005. This is the result of a Media Tenor study. The main US networks ABC, NBC and CBS, in particular, reported critically on the UN. However, the negative coverage decreased signifi cantly in the second half of 2005. German television, too, assessed the work by the United Nations more and more positively towards the end of the year - especially in the context of the conference on climate change. The interest of the fi ve South African television ..
Author Roland SchatzSource: Media Tenor International - now incorporating Media Tenor SA 2006 (2006)More Less
Extracted from text ... 3 Media Tenor Journal I/2006 T he Middle-East-Summit of the World Economic Forum in the middle of May, 2006, had one thing in common with the Africa Summit at the beginning of June: Both regions are intending to start new branding initiatives. Nik Gowing, chief reporter of BBC World, concluded: "As soon as the African and Arab states will join forces in mutual respect for what has been achieved so far, without only seeing the mote in the eye of the other, the rest of the world will stop talking about China, Russia or India only." But to get ..
Source: Media Tenor International - now incorporating Media Tenor SA 2006, pp 6 –8 (2006)More Less
Extracted from text ... Risk of contagion Paris. Is self-censorship defendable? When, at the beginning of November, numerous cars burned in France, the question was raised: Is "Agenda Cutting" allowed in this case? Is it really necessary to announce the exact number of burning cars? Should everything be displayed on screen? Criminal psychology would support a certain reluctance, since it has been shown that media coverage leads to so-called "copy cat crime". The xenophobic excesses of Hoyerswerda, Rostock and Solingen between December 1993 and June 1994, for example, provoked a wave of copy cat behavior in Germany. Thus Robert Namias, chief news editor of ..