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The press and political culture in Ghana [electronic resource] / Jennifer Hasty.

By: Hasty, Jennifer.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2005Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 189 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0253111358 (electronic bk.); 9780253111357 (electronic bk.); 9780253345240 (alk. paper); 0253345243 (alk. paper); 9780253217486 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0253217482 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Press and politics -- Ghana | Government and the press -- Ghana | Political culture -- Ghana | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Journalism | Journalistiek | Dagbladen | Politieke cultuur | OverheidsbeleidGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Press and political culture in Ghana.DDC classification: 070.4/493209667 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
National discourse and the state apparatus -- Who leads and who follows : house style at graphic -- Practice and privilege in the state media -- The private press and professional solidarity -- Corruption, investigation, and extraversion -- Conclusion -- Epilogue -- Notes.
Summary: This volume looks at the practices of journalism and newsmaking at privately owned and state-operated daily newspapers in Ghana. Hasty decodes the styles and uncovers the strategies that characterize Ghana's major printed news media, focusing on the differences between news generated by the state and news that comes from private sources.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

National discourse and the state apparatus -- Who leads and who follows : house style at graphic -- Practice and privilege in the state media -- The private press and professional solidarity -- Corruption, investigation, and extraversion -- Conclusion -- Epilogue -- Notes.

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This volume looks at the practices of journalism and newsmaking at privately owned and state-operated daily newspapers in Ghana. Hasty decodes the styles and uncovers the strategies that characterize Ghana's major printed news media, focusing on the differences between news generated by the state and news that comes from private sources.

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The press and political culture in Ghana by Hasty, Jennifer. ©2005
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