Beyond Framing

  title={Beyond Framing},
  author={T. J. Thomson and Keith Greenwood},
  journal={Journalism Practice},
  pages={625 - 644}
Visual news media's framing has been well studied; however, production factors and cultural conditions involved in photographer–subject interactions have attracted less scholarly attention although they are no less influential in determining the depiction. Guided by social constructionism theory, in-depth interviews with staff photojournalists at a daily community newspaper in the Midwest and an analysis of their work revealed 22 variables that impact how and why images look the way they do… 

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  • T. Thomson
  • Art
    Journalism & Communication Monographs
  • 2019
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  • D. Holmes
  • Psychology
    Psychological bulletin
  • 1968
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