4.25.11%20Heatwave.class%20notes

4.25.11%20Heatwave.class%20notes - 4/24/11 1 4/24/11 2...

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Unformatted text preview: 4/24/11 1 4/24/11 2 4/24/11 3 4/24/11 Chicago Tribune content analysis • 4 4/24/11 • Media coverage is part of social construction process. • Process usually begins prior to media coverage, when other claimsmakers present the initial or primary claims. • Media then translate and transform this message into a secondary claim • Media coverage is part of social construction process. • Process usually begins prior to media coverage, when other claimsmakers present the initial or primary claims. • Media then translate and transform this message into a secondary claim • During heat wave, media acted as both claimsmaker (putting together its own story) and as a medium for other claimsmakers to tell their story) 5 4/24/11 1. Constraints on mediaEconomic, Cultural and Social 2. Patterns of interaction between different arenas – interconnectedness of different forms of media 3. Balance – Reliance on official voices 4. Framing – Reliance on landmark narratives • • • • 6 4/24/11 • • • • 7 4/24/11 • • • • • • • • • 8 4/24/11 • • • • • 9 4/24/11 10 4/24/11 • – 11 4/24/11 12 ...
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 920:103 taught by Professor Kempner during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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