|AN ANTHROPOLOGICAL UNDERSTANDING OF CONTEMPORARY JOURNALISM|
|Written by GEORGE LAZAROIU|
ABSTRACT. Eide argues that an adequate understanding of society and a relevant theory of power should be able to account for the role of journalism. Martin remarks that the mass media frequently create unrealistic fears about criminals, foreign peoples and mass protest. Sigal states that reporters must locate themselves in places where information is most likely to flow to them. According to Kunczik, to viewers entertainment is simply what entertains, it is like to say, the absence of boredom.
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