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Title Social policy, the media and misrepresentation / edited by Bob Franklin.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.

Subject Government and the press -- Great Britain.
Social problems -- Press coverage -- Great Britain.
Mass media -- Political aspects -- Great Britain.
Mass media -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.
Journalistic ethics -- Great Britain.
Press and politics -- Great Britain.
Alt Name Franklin, Bob, 1949-
Description 1 online resource (x, 287 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Soft-soaping the public? : the government and media promotion of social policy / Bob Franklin -- Media coverage of social policy : a journalist's perspective / David Brindle -- Charitable images : the construction of voluntary sector news / David Deacon -- Dying of ignorance? : journalists, news sources and the media reporting of HIV/AIDS / Kevin Williams -- Poor relations : state social work and the press in the UK / Meryl Aldridge -- Home truths : media representations of homelessness / Steve Platt -- The picture of health? : media coverage of the health service / Vikki Entwistle and Trevor Sheldon -- Media and mental health / Greg Philo and Jenny Secker -- Thinking the unthinkable : welfare reform and the media / Peter Golding -- Are you paying attention? : education and the media / Tony Jeffs -- Exorcising demons : media, politics and criminal justice / John Muncie -- Bulger, 'back to basics' and the rediscovery of community / Bill Jordan -- The ultimate neighbour from hell? : stranger danger and the media framing of paedophiles / Jenny Kitzinger -- Out of the closet : new images of disability in the civil rights campaign / Ann Pointon -- Social threat or social problem? : media representations of lone mothers and policy implications / Simon Duncan, Rosalind Edwards and Miri Song -- They make us out to be monsters : imagaes of children and young people in care / Andy West.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203159853 (electronic bk.)
9780203159859 (electronic bk.)
0203031326 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780203031322 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
0415201063 (hbk.)
9780415201063 (hbk.)
0415201071 (pbk.)
9780415201070 (pbk.)
OCLC # 48138678
Additional Format Print version: Social policy, the media and misrepresentation. London ; New York : Routledge, 1999 0415201063 (DLC) 99024844 (OCoLC)40979950

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