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- "READ ALL ABOUT IT": THE PRESS AND THE RISE OF NATIONAL CONSCIOUSNESS IN EARLY TWENTIETH-CENTURY DUTCH EAST INDIES SOCIETY. Hagen, James M. // Anthropological Quarterly;Jul97, Vol. 70 Issue 3, p107
The essay examines the historical relationship between newspapers and national consciousness in colonial Indonesia. It begins with a critical evaluation of Benedict Anderson's thesis that the native intelligentsia of various colonized states imagined their own national communities as they began...
- Investigating the Popularity of the Zimbabwean Tabloid Newspaper uMthunywa: A Reception Study of Bulawayo Readers. Mabweazara, Hayes Mawindi; Strelitz, Larry Nathan // Ecquid Novi: African Journalism Studies (University of Wisconsin;2009, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p113
While the tabloid press in Africa has often been criticized for undermining the normative functions of journalism and depoliticizing readers, there has been little attempt to theorize the reasons for its rapid growth in popularity. Drawing on qualitative research methods, principally qualitative...
- Stories About Me. Ostendorf, Bill // Nieman Reports;Winter2007, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p36
The article examines the implications for newspapers in the increased demand by readers that news stories have an immediate relevance to the reader's individual life. Television news broadcasting has emphasized its connection with the individual viewer as a marketing tool for decades, but...
- What Readers Mean When They Say They Want Local News. Miller, Dean // Nieman Reports;Winter2007, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p39
An interview is presented with Mary Nesbitt, head of the Readership Institute of the Media Management Center at Northwestern University. Nesbitt states that local news coverage is receiving more interest and resources from newspaper managements than in past years. She believes that "local news"...
- Changing Reporters' Beats--With a Focus on Local. Sanchez, Rene // Nieman Reports;Winter2007, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p52
The article presents a first person account by one of the editors of the "Minneapolis Star-Tribune" newspaper of Minneapolis, Minnesota on how the newspaper has attempted to focus on local news coverage while still maintaining its standards for editorial quality. The increased competition from...
- Community Newspaper Use Promotes Social Cohesion. Yamamoto, Masahiro // Newspaper Research Journal;Winter2011, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p19
The analysis of survey data from the northwestern United States shows that newspaper reading correlates with respondents' sense of social cohesion, indicating that community newspapers are important to community engagement.
- Where Young Adults Intend To Get News in Five Years. Lewis, Seth C. // Newspaper Research Journal;Fall2008, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p36
A survey of students at two universities found that young adults expect that five years from now they will get less of their news and information from social networking sites and more from older media, including print newspapers.
- Civic journalism. // Editor & Publisher;10/05/96, Vol. 129 Issue 40, p6
Discusses the seminar conducted by the Pew Center for Civic Journalism and the Nieman Foundation which focus on civic or community journalism. Definition of civic journalism; Benefits of `citizens' juries' or `citizens' forums.'
- Technology & business services briefs. LL // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);1/1/96, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p10
Presents various news information on technology and business services in Long Island, New York. Information on the net sales of Misonix; Revenues of BioSpecifics Technologies company; GASL made an independent company; Nu Horizons Electronics appointed United States distributor for OKI...