Travel Journalism

Travel Journalism : Exploring Production, Impact and Culture

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Contributors from diverse backgrounds explore a range of issues in relation to the media and journalism's role in ascribing meaning to tourism practices. This fascinating account offers a thoroughly international and interdisciplinary perspective on an increasingly important field of journalism scholarship.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 22.86mm | 4,679g
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2014 ed.
  • XIV, 288 p.
  • 1137325976
  • 9781137325976

Table of contents

1. On The Relevance Of Travel Journalism: An Introduction; Folker Hanusch and Elfriede Fursich PART I: MAPPING THE TERRAIN: STRATEGIES FOR STUDYING TRAVEL JOURNALISM 2. People on the Move: Travel Journalism, Globalization, and Mobility; Elfriede Fursich and Anandam P. Kavoori 3. Armchair Tourism: Travel Series as a Genre; Maja Sonne Damkjaer and Anne Marit Waade 4. Framing Tourism Destination Image: Extension of Stereotypes in and by Travel Media; Steve Pan and Cathy Hsu PART II: EXPLORING THE PRODUCERS: PROFESSIONAL EXPECTATIONS, ROUTINES AND MARKETS 5. Travel Journalism in Flux: New Practices in the Blogosphere; Bryan Pirolli 6. First-Person Singular: Teaching Travel Journalism in the Age of TripAdvisor; Andrew Duffy 7. Have Traveled, Will Write: User-Generated Content and New Travel Journalism; Usha Raman and Divya Choudary 8. Going with the Flow: Chinese Travel Journalism in Transition; Jiannu Bao PART III: DESTINATION UNKNOWN: CONTENT AND REPRESENTATIONS 9. Along Similar Lines: Does Travel Content Follow Foreign News Flows?; Folker Hanusch 10. 'Out there': Travel Journalism and the Negotiation of Cultural Difference; Ben Cocking 11. Authorizing Others: Portrayals Of Middle Eastern Destinations In Travel Media; Christine N. Buzinde, Eunice E. Yoo and C. Bjorn Peterson PART IV: (DARK) HISTORIES, SUSTAINABILITY, COSMOPOLITANISM: THE OLD AND NEW POLITICS OF TRAVEL JOURNALISM 12. Representations of Interconnectedness: A Cosmopolitan Framework for Analyzing Travel Journalism; Wiebke Schoon 13. Your Threat or Mine? How Travel Journalists Frame Environmental Problems; Lyn McGaurr 14. The Spectacle of Past Violence: Travel Journalism and Dark Tourism; Brian Creech
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About F. Hanusch

Jiannu Bao, Beijing Foreign Studies University, China
Christine N. Buzinde, Arizona State University, USA
Divya Choudary, Teacher Plus
Ben Cocking, University of Roehampton, UK
Brian Creech, Temple University in Philadelphia, USA
Maja Sonne Damkjaer, Aarhus University, Denmark
Andrew Duffy, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Elfriede Fursich, Boston College, USA
Folker Hanusch, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Cathy Hsu, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Lyn McGaurr, University of Tasmania, Australia
Steve Pan, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Bjorn Peterson, Arizona State University, USA
Bryan Pirolli, Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, France
Usha Raman, University of Hyderabad, India
Wiebke Schoon, University of Hamburg, Germany
AnneMarit Waade, Aarhus University, Denmark
Eunice Eunjung Yoo, University of Surrey, UK
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