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Bartlett, David (nd) 'The Soul of a News Machine: Electronic Journalism in the Twenty-First Century' (Federal Communications Law Journal) [link added 08/01/2001]

Capecchi, Saveria & Cristina Demaria (nd) 'Gender Representation in the News' [link added 27/07/2001]

Carter, Paul (2000) 'A Semiotic Analysis of Newspaper Front-Page Photographs' [link added 27/07/2001]

Chandler, Daniel (1997) 'Processing the News: Notes on Doris Graber's Study' [link added 06/08/1997]

Chandler, Daniel (nd) 'The Construction of Reality in TV News Programmes' [link added 27/07/1998]

Cohen, Jeff (1989) 'Propaganda from the Middle-of-the-Road: The Centrist Ideology of the News Media' (Extra!) [link added 08/01/2001]

Doyle, Rod (nd) 'Interpreting TV News ' [link added 01/05/2003]

Dwyer, Michael (1988) News (Radio Programme Script and RealAudio versions, ABC Radio National/Open Learning Australia: Series Producer, Michael Dwyer) [link added 06/07/1999]

Evans, Stephen (2000) 'Can Children Deconstruct Television News?' [link added 30/05/2000]

Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin & Associates (1994) 'Children's Exposure to News Media: A Survey' [link added 02/06/2000]

Gambles, Helen (1998) 'A Semiotic Analysis of a Newspaper Story' [link added 04/05/1998]

Krishnamoorty, Dasu (2000) 'Understanding News: An Indian Perspective' [link added 09/06/2000]

Maolchatha, Aogan O (1981) 'Accounting for Death: Press Coverage of the 1981 Northern Irish Hunger Strike' [link added 08/01/2001]

Peace, Mark (nd) 'The Construction of Reality in Television News' [link added 17/12/1998]

Petty, Bridget Petty (2002) 'How Do People Read Television News?' [link added 08/01/2001]

Sands, Lesley (1998) 'Differences in Sense-Making Among TV News Viewers' [link added 24/04/1998]

Sanes, Ken (2000) 'Image and Action: Deconstructing the News' [link added 27/07/1999]

Viola, Marisa (2002) 'Interpreting TV News' [link added 22/05/2002]

Wilson, Paul (nd) 'News Space' (Visual and Verbal Communication of News) [link added 08/01/2002]

van Dijk, Teun A (nd) 'Opinions And Ideologies In Editorials' [link added 14/04/2000]

van Dijk, Teun A (nd) 'New(s) Racism': A Discourse Analytical Approach' [link added 14/04/2000]

Other Links

Nando Times: US-based Web Newspaper

CBS News

The Australian

ITN (Independent Television News)

Global Express (A site for teachers on world events in the news)

Press Association


NeWo: World Listing of News Resources

The Newspaper Society (UK)


NewsWatch: A Project of the Center for Integration and Improvement of Journalism, San Francisco State University Journalism Department

FAIR: Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting

BBC News

News Link

The Associated Press

Newspapers and Magazines: Resources for teaching secondary school students

Television News (Reading List)

Illustrate how 'events' in 'the news' (in newspapers, on radio and/or television) can be seen to involve 'the construction of reality' by journalists and broadcasters. (Assignment Reading List)

Recommended Reading

Cohen, Stanley & Jock Young (Eds.) (1981) : The Manufacture of News : Social Problems, Deviance and the Mass Media. London: Constable

Eldridge, John (Ed.) (1993) : Getting the Message: News, Truth and Power. London: Routledge

Fiske, John (1987) : Television Culture. London: Routledge

Hartley, John (1982) : Understanding News. London: Methuen

Lewis, Justin (1991) : The Ideological Octopus: An Exploration of Television and its Audience. New York: Routledge

Philo, Greg (Ed.) (1995) : Glasgow Media Group Reader, Vol. 2: Industry, Economy, War and Politics. London: Routledge