Media Controversy: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice (2 Volumes)

Media Controversy: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice (2 Volumes)

Release Date: September, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 814
ISBN13: 9781522598695|ISBN10: 1522598693|EISBN13: 9781522598701|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-9869-5


Media is rapidly evolving. From social media to news channels, individuals are being bombarded with headlines, new technologies, and varying opinions. Consequently, it has become pivotal to develop new approaches for information processing, understanding, and redistributing.

Media Controversy: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice examines the effect of conflicting opinions and views of news outlets and other mass media outlets on cultures, individuals, and groups. It also examines the role of the internet, mobile phones, and other digital platforms in creating an environment for discussing and sharing the latest controversial news. Highlighting a range of topics such as censorship, media ethics, and media transparency, this publication is an ideal reference source for government officials, leaders, activists, professionals, policymakers, media specialists, academicians, and researchers interested in the various facets of media controversy.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Activism
  • Censorship
  • Freedom of Expression
  • Mass Media
  • Media Ethics
  • Media Influence
  • Media Literacy
  • Media Transparency
  • Propaganda
  • Viral News

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.