|aMedia scandals :|bmorality and desire in the popular culture marketplace /|cedited by James Lull and Stephen Hinerman.
|aNew York :|bColumbia University Press,|c1997.
|aix, 259 p. ;|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aThe search for scandal / James Lull and Stephen Hinerman -- Scandal and social theory / John B. Thompson -- "And besides, the wench is dead" : media scandals and the globalization of communication / John Tomlinson -- Anxiety, desire, and conflict in the American racial imagination / Herman Gray -- What a story! : understanding the audience for scandal / S. Elizabeth Bird -- Character, celebrity, and sexual innuendo in the mass-mediated presidency / Bruce E. Gronbeck -- (Don't) leave me alone : tabloid narrative and the Michael Jackson child abuse scandal / Stephen Hinerman -- Producing trash, class, and the money shot / Laura Grindstaff -- Apollo undone : the sports scandal / David Rowe -- Church, media, and scandal / Paul A. Soukup -- Pushin' it to the limit : scandals and pop music / Javier Santiago-Lucerna.