Diffusion of Knowledge of the Major News Story

  title={Diffusion of Knowledge of the Major News Story},
  author={Paul J. Deutschmann and Wayne A. Danielson},
  journal={Journalism \& Mass Communication Quarterly},
  pages={345 - 355}
Analyzing data gathered in studies of three different “news breaks,” the authors describe apparent regularities in the diffusion process and note differences in the functions of the newspaper and broadcast media. Other findings suggest that person-to-person “relay” may be of limited importance. 

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