Campaign Contributions: Online Newspaper Coverage of Election 2000

  title={Campaign Contributions: Online Newspaper Coverage of Election 2000},
  author={J. Singer},
  journal={Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly},
  pages={39 - 56}
  • J. Singer
  • Published 2003
  • Sociology
  • Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly
  • Through their Web sites, newspapers may contribute to political campaign coverage in new ways. This survey of online editors of leading U.S. newspaper sites indicates that editors gave primary emphasis to the medium's ability to provide Election 2000 information faster and in more detail. Though options for enhancing political discourse were appreciated, both interactivity and multimedia presentations were less widely cited among key goals and perceived successes. These findings suggest that… CONTINUE READING
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