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The Role of News in Television Culture: Current Debates and Practices in Contemporary Journalism
The role of news in television culture: Current debates and practices in contemporary journalism
Television and the Public Sphere: Journalism in a Multi-Channel Environment

In making sense of television journalism, it is important to look beyond a particular headline or breaking news story in order to situate whatever purpose it serves more generally in society. Since television is where most people turn to understand what is happening in the world, what news is – and what is not – routinely included in an increasingly crowded and multichannel environment matters. It constitutes, like other media, a space that is commonly identified as the public sphere, a normative theory used widely in journalism studies to ...

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