Daring to feel : violence, the news media, and their emotions /

""Thou shall remain objective" is the number-one newsroom commandment, but lately cracks have begun to appear in the news media's objective facade. American journalists have been pushed to the emotional brink with such recent tragedies and September 11th and Virginia Tech. Like s...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Santos, Jody, 1966-
Format: eBook
Published: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2009.
Table of Contents:
  • Stuck in neutral : violence and the news media's objective mandate
  • Getting engaged : the history of emotional reporting
  • From the heart : the benefits of being emotionally invested
  • It's personal : gender, medium, and more
  • Feeling the pain : the emotional risks of covering violence
  • Road to recovery : finding new ways to talk about
  • and heal from
  • violence.