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Author Weldon, Michele, 1958-

Title Everyman news : the changing American front page / by Michele Weldon
Published Columbia : University of Missouri Press, [2008]


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 W'BOOL  070.44 Wel/Ene  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 286 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Introduction: Everyman and Everywoman on the Front Page -- Ch. 1. Should the Personal Become Universal? -- Ch. 2. The Results: An Anecdotal Companion to History -- Ch. 3. Content as Commodity: Giving Readers What They Want -- Ch. 4. Citizen Journalism and Chicken Little -- Ch. 5. What's Blogging Got to Do with It? -- Ch. 6. Humanizing the News after 9/11 -- Ch. 7. The Old, the New, the Good, the Bad, and the Long and the Short of Narrative -- Ch. 8. Diversity of Thought Shifts Content -- Ch. 9. The Therapeutic Story Flow Model -- Ch. 10. Fifteen Seconds of Fame: A Cultural Reverence for Story -- Ch. 11. Emergence Journalism: Where We Go from Here -- Appendix. Data from Twenty Newspapers Measuring Features, Feature Leads, and Unofficial Sources
Summary "Examines how newspapers have changed over the past few years, becoming story papers. Comparing 850 stories, story approaches, and unofficial sourcing in twenty American newspapers from 2001 and 2004, Weldon reveals a shift toward features over hard news, along with an increase in anecdotal or humanistic approaches to all stories"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-279) and index
Subject Feature stories -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
American newspapers -- Sections, columns, etc. -- Front pages.
LC no. 2007037313
ISBN 9780826217776 (alk. paper)
082621777X (alk. paper)