Different Practices, Similar Logic

  title={Different Practices, Similar Logic},
  author={Zvi Reich},
  journal={The International Journal of Press/Politics},
  pages={76 - 99}
  • Zvi Reich
  • Published 1 January 2012
  • Sociology
  • The International Journal of Press/Politics
This article seeks to explore whether political reporters present more meticulous, complex, and active standards of news reporting—justifying their special role as enablers of informed citizenry—and to help resolve the theoretical ambiguity regarding news beats as distinct domains of practice. The sample comprised reporters from three beat clusters—political, financial, and territorial—in nine national Israeli news organizations, who were asked to describe, source by source, how they obtained a… 

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