Race, myth and the news [electronic resource] / Christopher P. Campbell
- Campbell, Christopher P.
- Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 1995.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (viii, 173 pages)
- Machine generated contents note: 2.Common Sense, Myth, News and Racism -- News, Myth and Common Sense -- Contemporary Racism and the Mass Media -- 3.A Myth of Marginality: Traditional Racism and the News -- "Old-Fashioned" Racism and Minority Invisibility -- "Everyday" Racism and News Coverage -- 4.A Myth of Difference: Racial Stereotypes and the News -- The "Positive" Stereotype: African Americans as Entertainers and Athletes -- The "Negative" Stereotype: Minorities as Criminals -- 5.A Myth of Assimilation: "Enlightened" Racism and the News -- "Modern" Racism, Class and the News -- "Enlightened" Racism and Coverage of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday -- 6.Race, Myth and the Newspaper: How the Daily Press Covered King Day -- Syracuse Herald-Journal and The Post-Standard -- The Phoenix Gazette -- The Columbus Dispatch -- The Times-Picayune -- The Billings Gazette -- App. A. Alphabetical Listing of TV Markets Included in Study -- App. B. Race of Journalists Who Appeared on Camera -- App. C. Transcript of Laurel, MS, King Parade/WDAM -- App. D. Transcript of Lee Tribute/WDAM -- App. E. Transcript of Spearfishing/KARE -- App. F. Transcript of New Orleans King Day Coverage/WWL -- App. G. Transcript of Phoenix, AZ, King Day Coverage/KTVK -- App. H. Transcript of Billings, MT, King Day Coverage/KTVQ.
- Based on 39 hours of local television news from a geographical cross-section of the US during January 1993, Campbell constructs an interpretive framework for analyzing the racial element in the content, then points out the lingering vestiges of traditional overt racism and the persistence of racial stereotype.
- 9781483327211 (ebook)
- Audience Notes:
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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