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Title War of the worlds to social media : mediated communication in times of crisis / edited by Joy Elizabeth Hayes, Kathleen Battles, and Wendy Hilton-Morrow


 McDonald 2nd Floor  PN1991.77.W3 W37 2013    DUE 02-07-16 OFF CAMPUS
Call # PN1991.77.W3 W37 2013
Descript x, 292 pages ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Exchange and interconnection in US network radio: A reinterpretation of the 1938 War of the worlds broadcast -- War of the words: the invasion from Mars and its legacy for mass communication scholarship -- Assassination, insurrection and alien invasion: interwar wireless scares in cross-national comparison -- Receiving the Wars of the worlds 'panic' from across the Atlantic: British press and public responses in 1938 (and since) -- Network radio's greatest test: CBS News' coverage of the D-Day Invasion -- War of the worlds as a radio news training tool -- Body contact: interconnection and embodiment in Howard Stern's 9/11 radio broadcast -- Mediating misinformation: hoaxes and the digital turn -- War of worlds' alternative and mainstream journalistic practices in coverage of the 'Arab Spring' protests -- Social media curation and journalistic reporting on the 'Arab Spring' -- Microblogging and crises: information needs and online -- Narratives during two 'bombing' events in Nairobi, Kenya -- Risk, crisis, and mobilization in the Twitter use of US senatorial candidates in 2010
Subject War of the worlds (Radio program)
Radio broadcasting -- United States -- History
Radio broadcasting -- Social aspects -- United States
Radio journalism
Add Author Hayes, Joy Elizabeth, 1966- editor of compilation
Battles, Kathleen, editor of compilation
Hilton-Morrow, Wendy, editor of compilation
Series Mediating American history ; vol. 12
Mediating American history ; v. 12