Media and apocalypse : news coverage of the Yellowstone forest fires, Exxon Valdez oil spill, and Loma Prieta earthquake / Conrad Smith.

This book is a critical examination of how newspaper and television journalists reported three catastrophes. The focus is on the processes by which journalists identified news sources and gathered data, on the professional values of the journalists and on the ways that those values contributed to or...

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Main Author: Smith, Conrad, 1940- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Westport, Connecticut ; London : Greenwood Publishing Group, 1992.
Series:Contributions to the study of mass media and communications ; no. 36.

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Call Number: PN4888.D57 S63 1992
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