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Journalism and Theories of the Press

  • By: David Weiss
  • In: Encyclopedia of Communication Theory
  • Edited by: Stephen W. Littlejohn & Karen A. Foss
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies, Communication Theory

Theories of journalism and the press span a wide range of issues, topics, and eras. Their origins are as distant as 16th-century Europe and their concerns as contemporary as blogging. What unites this disparate group of theories is their focus on either (a) describing ...

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