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International News Flow Online

Global Views with Local Perspectives

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Elad Segev

Why are some countries more newsworthy than others? What are the similarities and differences in the scope of international news presented in different languages and cultures? How does international news affect our perception of the world? In this book, Elad Segev explores international news flow on the internet by addressing these key questions.
Segev provides a comparative analysis of the international scope of online newspapers, news portals, and news aggregators in different languages and cultures, using innovative web mining techniques and network analysis. This book explores the theory of news flow around the world, and analyses many of its dimensions such as the global standing of the United States, the Middle Eastern conflicts as seen around the world, and, the effect of financial news. In doing so, the book unveils new patterns, meanings and implications of international news on our perception of the world.
Following these insights, the author discusses the opportunities and challenges of studying international news flow online in the future, and how this field of research can be further developed theoretically and empirically.
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Names: Segev, Elad author. Title: International news flow online: global views with local perspectives / Elad Segev. Description: New York: Peter Lang, 2016. | Series: Mass communication and journalism, ISSN 2153-2761; vol. 19 | Includes bibliographical references and index. Identifiers: LCCN 2015038084 | ISBN 9781433129858 (hardcover: alkaline paper) | ISBN 9781433129841 (paperback: alkaline paper) | ISBN 9781453917626 (e-book) Subjects: LCSH: Journalism—International cooperation. | Online journalism. | Mass media and international relations. Classification: LCC PN4736 .S44 2016 | DDC 070.4/332—dc23 LC record available at http://lccn.loc.gov/2015038084 Bibliographic information published by Die Deutsche Nationalbibliothek. Die Deutsche Nationalbibliothek lists this publication in the “Deutsche Nationalbibliografie”; detailed bibliographic data are available on the Internet at http://dnb.d-nb.de/. Cover image: ©iStock.com/molotovcoketail

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