Book Review: Jeffrey C Alexander, Elizabeth Butler Breese and María Luengo (eds) The crisis of journalism reconsidered: Democratic culture, professional codes, digital future

@article{Thomas2017BookRJ,
  title={Book Review: Jeffrey C Alexander, Elizabeth Butler Breese and Mar{\'i}a Luengo (eds) The crisis of journalism reconsidered: Democratic culture, professional codes, digital future},
  author={Ryan J. Thomas},
  journal={Journalism},
  year={2017},
  volume={18},
  pages={927 - 929}
}
To this reader, the second chapter, focusing on the market-driven movement in news organizations beginning in the 1970s, was most illuminating. Instead of simply focusing on how reader surveys, marketing techniques, and other profit-minded practices became embedded in newsrooms, Nadler traces the origins of the movement and also connects it to other particularly important issues such as diversity and gender. He also efficiently and effectively makes the argument that the rise in market-driven… Expand

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