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News, Documentary and Advocacy Journalism

Charles, Mathew;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Oct 2013
  • Publisher: CJCR: Centre for Journalism and Communication Research, Bournemouth University
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This chapter examines how alternative models of journalism are emerging to counter the news values associated with the so-called mainstream media - news values, which are increasingly criticised for serving only the interests of the political and economic elite. In particular, this chapter looks at advocacy journalism, which focuses on a shift away from objectivity towards the arguably more ethical practice of attachment. The neutral and detached reporter, who remains outside of events and reports only facts, becomes a campaigner immersed in a story to call for and foster real social change.
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