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Appears at how the media can tell most people concerning the international at a time whilst public carrier broadcasting is lower than assault and the preferred press performs to the industry with an output of sensationalism.

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But it is also justified by a wideranging attack on the tradition of ‘objective’ journalism. Disengagement encourages, it is argued, passive dependence on powerful institutions and groups as ‘accredited’ sources; it fosters lazy journalism in which journalists fail to ferret independently for information and evaluate truth from falsehood; and, above all, the conventional stress on ‘hard news’ and factual reporting disguises from journalists their own unconscious reliance on dominant frameworks for selecting and making sense of the news.

217–33. Aronowitz, S. (1988) ‘Postmodernism and politics’, in A. ), Universal Abandon? The Politics of Postmodernism, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Barker, D. (1988) ‘“lt’s been real”: forms of televisual representation’, Critical Studies in Mass Communication, vol. 5, no. 1, March. Baxter, H. (1987) ‘System and life-world in Habermas’ Theory of Communicative Action’, Theory and Society, vol. 16, no. 1. Benhabib, S. (1986) Critique, Norm and Utopia: A Study of the Foundations of Critical Theory, New York: Columbia University Press.

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