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  1. Pathways to Public Relations

    Histories of Practice and Profession

    Edited by Burton St. John III, Margot Opdycke Lamme, Jacquie L'Etang

    Series: Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

    Over the centuries, scholars have studied how individuals, institutions and groups have used various rhetorical stances to persuade others to pay attention to, believe in, and adopt a course of action. The emergence of public relations as an identifiable and discrete occupation in the early 20th...

    Published April 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Scaremongers (RLE The First World War)

    The Advocacy of War and Rearmament 1896-1914

    By A. J. A. Morris

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    This revealing book illustrates how the passion for war was fostered and promoted. The author provides detailed evidence of how and why an image of Germany as a nation determined upon world hegemony was deliberately promoted by a group of British newspaper editors, proprietors and journalists. This...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Popular Media and the American Revolution

    Shaping Collective Memory

    By Janice Hume

    The American Revolution—an event that gave America its first real "story" as an independent nation, distinct from native and colonial origins—continues to live on in the public's memory, celebrated each year on July 4 with fireworks and other patriotic displays. But to identify as an American is to...

    Published December 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Press Freedom in Africa

    Comparative perspectives

    Edited by Herman Wasserman

    This book gives an overview of current debates surrounding press freedom in Africa in response to ongoing contestations between media and governments on the continent. Through case studies of individual African countries as well as international comparisons, a wide range of global contributors...

    Published July 4th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Explorations in Global Media Ethics

    Edited by Muhammad Ayish, Shakuntala Rao

    Series: Journalism Studies

    Studies of global media and journalism have repeatedly returned to discussions of ethics. This book highlights the difficulty that journalists encounter when establishing appropriate ethical practices and marks the pressing importance of global media ethics as a subject of current debate. A wide...

    Published May 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  6. How Journalism Uses History

    Edited by Martin Conboy

    Series: Journalism Studies

    How Journalism Uses History examines the various ways in which journalism uses history and historical sources in order to better understand the relationships between journalists, historians and journalism scholars. It highlights the ambiguous overlap between the role of the historian and that of...

    Published May 2nd 2012 by Routledge

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