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Reshaping Social Movement Media for a New Millennium

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Lastly, the utilization of Indymedia was assessed and evaluated using the theoretical instruments given by new alternative broadcasting scholarship. Therefore, he examined Indymedia in terms of its association, its cultures and its socio-politics.
Brevini, Bernadetta amp. Murdock, Graham. Follow the Money: Wikileaks and the Political Economy of Disclosure. In Benedetta Brevini, Arne Hintz and Patrick McCurdy (Eds.), Beyond WikiLeaks: Implications for the Future of Communications, Journalism, and Society. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 2013. Print.
Brevini and Murdock described historical growth in broadcasting and technology together with their internet and technological uptake. They compared the rise of modern journalism in these European countries in the past decade to the present day. Their account is based mostly on the tension between what they term the unifying and centering customs in modern-day journalism. This is the interest to provide readers with the truth that is acceptable to everyone and the fear to defy principal representations and instead give voice to the alternative opinions.
They compared European nations with their political, social and historical legacy reveals the degree of political involvement, interference, and control of the broadcasting services. They presented the case that states used these normative theories when manipulating media policies that bear real incentive and penalizations for deviant behavior. As a result, Journalism was to remain subordinate to the interests of the states in preserving social stability and achieving political targets. The authors particularly point out that fund donation peaked immediately after the release of Collateral Damage footage in April 2010 and the release of published cables from inside the US state department in December 2010.