The World News Prism: Challenges of Digital Communication
8 Rev ed
1 Jan 2011
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
William A. Hachten
Fully revised and updated, the eighth edition of The World News Prism analyzes the changing role of transnational news media in the 21st-century globalized world and its impact on rapidly changing news events.
* Includes a new chapter dedicated to evolving traditional and new social media in Middle East * Expands the discussion of news systems in developing nations, comparing media growth in India and Africa * Explores the impact of digital media on traditional societies * Features important updates on the decline of print media in the West and the challenges this poses to global reporting * Surveys the latest developments in new media and forecasts future developments