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Reviewing key concepts in research on political news journalism: Conceptualizations, operationalizations, and propositions for future research


Esser, Frank; Strömbäck, Jesper; de Vreese, Claes (2012). Reviewing key concepts in research on political news journalism: Conceptualizations, operationalizations, and propositions for future research. Journalism, 12(2):139-143.

Abstract

Unfortunately much existing scholarly research on news performance suffers from a lack of conceptual clarity and comparability. The authors will summarize existing efforts to analyze news content in ways that is comparable across cultures and facilitates cumulative science. Using six concepts that feature prominently in Western discussions of news performance – negativity, bias/diversity, hard/soft news, game/strategy, interpretative journalism, personalization – the authors will make practical suggestions as to how a more standardized approach to operationalizing and measuring them will improve generalizability of future content analyses.

Abstract

Unfortunately much existing scholarly research on news performance suffers from a lack of conceptual clarity and comparability. The authors will summarize existing efforts to analyze news content in ways that is comparable across cultures and facilitates cumulative science. Using six concepts that feature prominently in Western discussions of news performance – negativity, bias/diversity, hard/soft news, game/strategy, interpretative journalism, personalization – the authors will make practical suggestions as to how a more standardized approach to operationalizing and measuring them will improve generalizability of future content analyses.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, further contribution
Communities & Collections:06 Faculty of Arts > Department of Communication and Media Research
Dewey Decimal Classification:700 Arts
Language:English
Date:2012
Deposited On:13 Mar 2013 07:35
Last Modified:17 Feb 2018 01:40
Publisher:Sage Publications Ltd.
ISSN:1741-3001
OA Status:Green
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1177/1464884911427795

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