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Title Amateur images and global news / edited by Kari Andén-Papadopoulos and Mervi Pantti.
Published Bristol, UK ; Chicago : Intellect, 2011.
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 Floor4  PN4781 .A43 2011    IN LIBRARY
Description 213 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Looking back: ethics and aesthetics of non-professional photography / Karin Becker -- Amateur photography in wartime: early histories / Stuart Allan -- The eyewitness in the age of digital transformation / Mette Mortensen -- Amateur images and journalistic authority / Helle Sjøvaag -- Transparency and trustworthiness: strategies for incorporating amateur photography into news discourse / Mervi Pantti and Kari Andén-Papadopoulos -- Pans and zooms: the quality of amateur video covering a breaking news story / Ray Niekamp -- "You will die next": killer images and the circulation of moral hierarchy / Johanna Sumiala -- From Columbine to Kauhajoki: amateur video as acts of terror / Marguerite Moritz -- Visual blowback: soldier photography and the war in Iraq / Liam Kennedy -- In amateurs we trust: readers assessing non-professional news photographs / Liina Puustinen and Janne Seppänen -- "More real and less packaged": audience discourses on amateur news content and their effects on journalism practice / Andy Williams, Karin Wahl-Jorgensen and Claire Wardle.
Summary This book considers the ethical and professional issues that arise with the use of amateur images in the mainstream news media, as well as their role in producing knowledge and framing meanings of disasters in global and national contexts.
Subject Mass media -- Social aspects.
Journalism -- Authorship.
Citizen journalism.
Amateur journalism -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Photojournalism -- Authorship.
Video journalism -- Authorship.
Mass media and globalization.
Related Names Andén-Papadopoulos, Kari.
Pantti, Mervi.
ISBN 9781841504209
OCLC number 670480315