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Presentation of Democracy Culture and News in Turkish Media

Issues of Scientific Responsibility and Democracy

by Burcu Peksevgen (Author)
Thesis 134 Pages

Summary

Considering that the press is one of the fundamental elements of democracy, this book investigates how the political agenda has been presented in the print media in Turkey. By using agenda setting and framing theories, this book analyzes the conference "Ottoman Armenians During the Decline of the Empire: Issues of Scientific Responsibility and Democracy," referred to as "the Armenian Conference," which was held in September 24–25, 2005.

Table Of Contents

  • Cover
  • Title
  • Copyright
  • About the author
  • About the book
  • This eBook can be cited
  • Contents
  • List of tables and figures
  • Introduction
  • PART ONE DEMOCRACY AND THE PUBLIC SPHERE
  • Chapter I Democracy: The evolution of a concept
  • Section I—Democracy and public opinion
  • Section II—Democracy and the media
  • Chapter II The birth of a new concept in bourgeois democracies: Habermas’s public sphere
  • Section I—History of the bourgeois public sphere
  • Section II—Structural elements of the public sphere
  • Chapter III The role of the press in constructing the public sphere
  • Chapter IV The public sphere and the political economy
  • PART TWO THE TURKISH PRESS IN THE PROCESS OF DEMOCRATIZATION
  • Chapter I Political reforms under the Ottoman Empire
  • Section I—Westernization movements in theOttoman Empire
  • Section II—First steps toward democratization
  • Chapter II The birth of the press under the Ottoman Empire
  • Chapter III Politics and the media during the republican period
  • Section I—The one-party period
  • Section II—The multiparty period
  • Section III—The press during the republican period
  • PART THREE BUILDING A POLITICAL AGENDA IN THE MEDIA: THE CONFERENCE ON OTTOMAN ARMENIANS DURING THE DECLINE OF THE EMPIRE
  • Chapter I Agenda setting and agenda building
  • Chapter II The Armenian issue in the Turkish public sphere
  • Chapter III The AKP government and its approach to the Armenian question
  • Chapter IV Different interpretations of the news in Turkish newspapers
  • Chapter V The language of the news, and the news narrative
  • Chapter VI Top stories and headlines
  • Section I—The political leanings of newspapers
  • Section II—Pluralist democratic structures and openness to discussion: Developing debate in the public sphere
  • Section III—Nationalist and non-nationalist discourse
  • Section IV—A fact-based approach; a connotative approach
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix I
  • Appendix II—Columns and news items published between 9.21.2005 and 10.5.2005 where nationalist discourse is present (C: Chronique [column], I: Information [news item])
  • Appendix III—Connotative texts in press articles and news items from 9.21.2005 to 10.5.2005. (A: Article; I: Information [news item]; DC: Discours connotatif [connotative text])
  • Bibliography

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Burcu Peksevgen

Presentation of
Democracy Culture and News in
Turkish Media

Issues of Scientific Responsibility and Democracy

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This book was published with the support of Volda University College.

ISBN 978-3-631-81516-8 (Print)

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DOI 10.3726/b17910

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About the author

The Author
Burcu Peksevgen is an associate professor at Volda University College, Norway, media and communication faculty. Her research interests include journalism, popular culture, PR, and advertising.

About the book

Burcu Peksevgen

Presentation of Democracy Culture
and News in Turkish Media

Considering that the press is one of the fundamental elements of democracy, this book investigates how the political agenda has been presented in the print media in Turkey. By using agenda setting and framing theories, this book analyzes the conference ”Ottoman Armenians During the Decline of the Empire: Issues of Scientific Responsibility and Democracy,” referred to as ”the Armenian Conference,” which was held in September 24–25, 2005.

Details

Pages
134
ISBN (PDF)
9783631843406
ISBN (ePUB)
9783631843413
ISBN (MOBI)
9783631843420
ISBN (Softcover)
9783631815168
Language
English
Publication date
2021 (January)
Tags
Media Democracy culture Agenda setting Framing
Published
Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Warszawa, Wien, 2021. 134 pp., 4 fig. b/w, 10 tables.

Biographical notes

Burcu Peksevgen (Author)

Burcu Peksevgen is an associate professor at Volda University College, Norway, media and communication faculty. Her research interests include journalism, popular culture, PR, and advertising.

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