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The Routledge Companion to Media and Scandal

1st Edition

Edited by Howard Tumber, Silvio Waisbord

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Howard Tumber is Professor in the Department of Journalism at City, University of London, UK. He is a founder and co-editor of Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism. He has published widely in the field of the sociology of media and journalism.

Silvio Waisbord is Professor in the School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University, USA. He was the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Communication, and he has published widely about news, politics and social change.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Howard Tumber and Silvio Waisbord

 

1 Media and Scandal

Howard Tumber and Silvio Waisbord

 

Part I

KEY CONCEPTS IN Media and SCANDAL STUDIEs

2 Scandal and Social Theory

Scott Brenton

3 Media Coverage of Political Scandals: Effects of Personalization and Potential for Democratic Reforms

Marion R. Just and Ann N. Crigler

4 Moral Panics

Rodney Tiffen

5 Scandals and Agenda Setting

Sharon Meraz

6 Mediatization and Political Scandal

Bingchun Meng

7 Scandal and News Values

Brian McNair

8 Selecting scandal: How Legacy and Social Media Gatekeep the News

Elizabeth Stoycheff

9 Scandals and Social Accountability

Enrique Peruzzotti

10 Media Framing of Political Scandals: Theoretical Framework and Empirical Evidence

Jurgen Maier, Carolin Jansen and Christian von Sikorski

11 Fake News and Scandal

Jason Cabañes, C. W. Anderson and Jonathan Corpus Ong

PART II

POLITICAL CONTEXT and MEDIA DYNAMICS of SCANDALS

12 New Nordic Noir: Political Scandals as Drama and Media Hunts

Sigurd Allern and Ester Pollack

13 Political Scandal and Kompromat: Manufactured Outrage from Russia

Sarah Oates

14 Right-wing Populism, Media and Political Scandal

Juha Herkman and Janne Matikainen

15 Corruption Scandals and the Media System

Paolo Mancini

16 Social Media and Scandal

Gina Masullo Chen

17 The Shifting Boundaries of Elite and Tabloid Media in Political Sex Scandals

Esa Väliverronen and Laura Juntunen

18 Talk Scandals: The Power of Mediated Talk

Mats Ekström and Bengt Johansson

19 Legal Contexts in Reporting Scandal in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Russia

Lyombe Eko

20 Unreported Scandals: The Power of Personality and Legal Bluster

Judith Townend

 

 

Part III

Scandals and Journalistic practices

21 Scandals and Freedom of Information

David Cuillier

22 Transnational Investigative Journalism and Scandal

Michael Bromley

23 Media Stings and the Normalization of Scandal in India

Kalyani Chadha

24 To Bark or to Bite? Journalism and Entrapment

Zohar Kampf

25 From Snowden to Cambridge Analytica: An Overview of Whistleblowing Cases as Scandals

Philip Di Salvo

26 Data Journalism and the Promise of Transparency

Sylvain Parasie

27 Caught Between Transparency and Scandals-making: Conceptualising WikiLeaks

Benedetta Brevini and Jorge Valdovinos

28 Scandal Mining and Socially Mediated Visibility

Daniel Trottier

 

Part IV

THEMES AND SETTINGS OF MEDIA SCANDALS

29 Surveillance Scandals and the Systemic Crisis of the Public

Risto Kunelius and Adrienne Russell

30 Scandal and Celebrity

Linda Steiner

31 Reframing the Gender Gap in American Political Sex Scandals in the #MeToo Era

Hinda Mandell

32 Scandals and Sport

David Rowe

33 The Scandalous Power of the Press: Phone Hacking in theUK

Natalie Fenton

34 #AidToo? The 2018 Humanitarian Scandals in Oxfam GB and Save the Children

Glenda Cooper

35 Scandals and the Armed Forces

Mark Blach-Ørsten and Anker Brink Lund

36 Sex Trafficking and Scandal

Gretchen Soderlund

37 Race Scandals as Racial Projects

Maryann Erigha

38 Scandals in Science

Heather Akin

39 Scandals, Media, and Religion

Paul Soukup

40 Corporate Scandalization Process: Unpacking the Corporate Scandal

W. Timothy Coombs and Sherry J. Holladay

41 Corporate Scandals as Denial of Reputation

Daniel Vogler and Mark Eisenegger

 

Part V

Consequences and Legacies of Media Scandals

42 Shame and Scandal: Making the Personal Political

Julian Petley

43 Scandal, Media Effects and Political Candidates

Clarisse Warren and Dona-Gene Barton

44 Scandals, Media Effects, and Public Opinion

Francis L. F. Lee

45 The Political Consequences of Corruption Scandals: Main Findings and Challenges

Macarena Ares, Sofia Breitenstein and Enrique Hernández

46 Media Priming Effects and Ethical Ambivalence in Corruption

Rosa Berganza and Roberto de Miguel Pascual

47Protecting Public Perception: Responding to Scandal using Benoit’s Image Repair Theory

Kenon A. Brown, Qingru Xu and Melanie Formentin

48 The Routinization of Media Scandals

Maria Grafström and Karolina Windell

49 Scandal and the Law

Gavin Phillipson

50 Why Scandals (Might) Be Good For Democracy

Brandon Rottinghaus

About the Editors

Howard Tumber is Professor in the Department of Journalism at City, University of London, UK. He is a founder and co-editor of Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism. He has published widely in the field of the sociology of media and journalism.

Silvio Waisbord is Professor in the School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University, USA. He was the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Communication, and he has published widely about news, politics and social change.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC052000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies