author={Peter Berglez},
  journal={Journalism Studies},
  pages={845 - 858}
  • P. Berglez
  • Published 11 November 2008
  • Sociology
  • Journalism Studies
In this article, I argue that the emergence of transnational crises and threats such as the Muhammad cartoons controversy, the avian flu epidemic and climate change, call for new ways of analysing news. The point of departure is that news media content seems to be becoming more and more deterritorialised, involving complex relations and flows across national borders and continents. In a globalising world, news on politics, ecological processes, agriculture etc. could thus become endowed with a… 
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The concepts news flow, global journalism/news and media regime are under theoretical construction. News media content is becoming increasingly deterritorialized, involving complex relations and
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Global Journalism between Dream and Reality
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