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The philosophy of the new news

Beckett, Charlie (2013) The philosophy of the new news. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (04 Dec 2013). Blog.

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Abstract

News as a profession is unphilosophical. It is full of ideas – even ideas about itself – but it rarely frames that thinking in terms of either classical or modern philosophical theory or discourse. In journalism, the phrase ‘philosophical’ is usually used in connection with a football manager at a post-match press conference reflecting phlegmatically on a dodgy penalty decision during his side’s third home defeat.

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author(s)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
J Political Science > JC Political theory
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 15 May 2017 13:25
Last Modified: 15 May 2017 13:25
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/77038

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