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The Sacred Side of Professional Journalism
Traditional definitions of professionalism emphasize criteria such as collective control over entry into the profession, an ethical code supported by self-policing, a special set of skills and aExpand
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News Diffusion After the Assassination of a Neighbour
In this article, data about the diffusion of news in Iceland, Norway, Denmark and Finland following the assassination of Olof Palme are presented. Special attention is given to the relation betweenExpand
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Teaching in the Age of the Communications Revolution
Abstract The 1993 ICEM Conference in Barcelona was opened by Professor Broddason with this presentation. It looks at the effect of the communications revolution, and how media and people are comingExpand
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Icelandic Youth, Television and the Outside World
Abstract In this paper an attempt is made, through a longitudinal analysis of one survey question among Icelandic youths, to test the correspondence between television use and orientation to theExpand
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News Diffusion of the Palme Assassination among Journalists in Iceland, Israel and the US
Journalists interviewed in Iceland, Israel and the US in the aftermath of the Palme assassination gave markedly different accounts of how they first heard of the tragedy. Radio was the predominantExpand
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