Filling the 24 × 7 News Hole

@article{Mcdonald2004FillingT2,
  title={Filling the 24 × 7 News Hole},
  author={Ian R. Mcdonald and Regina G. Lawrence},
  journal={American Behavioral Scientist},
  year={2004},
  volume={48},
  pages={327 - 340}
}
In the days following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, all the major television networks devoted their broadcasts to continuous news coverage without commercial interruption. This article analyzes the prime-time broadcasts from ABC, NBC, and CNN over the 3 days from September 12 to 14, 2001. First, the authors ask whether the networks used the additional time to develop longer reports and more sustained treatment of news subjects. Second, the authors consider whether the news coverage… 

Figures and Tables from this paper

Depoliticizing terror: The news framing of the terrorist attacks in Norway, 22 July 2011
This article analyzes how the Norwegian news media framed the terrorist attacks in Oslo and the island of Utöya, which killed 77 mainly young people on 22 July 2011. Did the news media favour or
Media Events in the Aftermath of Terrorism: Exploring How Reporting Templates Produce Social Drama
Studies of the reporting of terrorism have traditionally examined the continuities that exist in the news representations of terrorists and the outcomes of their actions (Altheide, 2006; Freedman and
Religious motifs within reporting of the 7/7 London bombings in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Poland: A transnational agenda-setting network study
Existing studies have examined the significance of UK media coverage of the 7/7 London bombings. This article seeks to widen this analysis by exploring the coverage of 7/7 in the leading newspapers
Media performance in the aftermath of terror: Reporting templates, political ritual and the UK press coverage of the London Bombings, 2005
This article examines newspaper reaction in the immediate aftermath of the London bombings 2005 to identify the repertoires they use to respond to this large-scale terrorist incident perpetrated on
Trump, Twitter, and news media responsiveness: A media systems approach
TLDR
Examination of interactions between candidate communications, social media, partisan media, and news media combined to shape attention to Trump, Clinton, Cruz, and Sanders during the 2015–2016 American presidential primary elections demonstrates that social media activity provided a significant boost to news media coverage of Trump, but no comparable boost for other candidates.
Framing and tone-of-voice of disaster media coverage: The aftermath of the Enschede fireworks disaster in the Netherlands
In 2000 disaster struck Enschede in The Netherlands. Due to explosions at a fireworks facility 22 people were killed. This study aims to describe the developments in the media coverage of this
Reframing Ecotage as Ecoterrorism: News and the Discourse of Fear
This study examined how national newspapers have participated in the production and reproduction of the discourse on ecotage through a lens of terrorism. The approach used in this study is to apply
When the crisis comes home: Emotions, professionalism, and reporting on 22 March in Belgian journalists’ narratives
On the morning of 22 March 2016, three coordinated suicide bombings planned by Daesh occurred in Brussels. Those Belgian reporters who commonly travel to conflict zones and disaster sites had to
Defining a Crisis: Boarding
The chapter addresses the first research question: What does “crisis” in “crisis reporting” mean? Based on the data, the author argues that for journalists, crisis is defined by its polyphony and
Do New Media Support New Policy Narratives? The Social Construction of the U.S.–Mexico Border on YouTube
Narratives, or the telling of stories, are a powerful tool used to gain support for public policies. The advent of new social media, including YouTube, provides opportunities for less-mainstream
...
1
2
3
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 22 REFERENCES
Edited for Television: CNN, ABC, and the 1992 Presidential Campaign
Part 1 The 1992 campaign - pictures on television: cable versus broadcast coverage - form and content covering the coverage - the self as news issues and non-issues - bread and circuses horse race
The News about the News: American Journalism in Peril
The News about the News: American Journalism in Peril. Leonard Downie Jr. and Robert G. Kaiser. New York: Knopf, 2002. 292 pp. $25 hbk. This is an immodest book that belies its title: The News about
Prime Suspects: The Corrosive Influence of Local Television
Local television news is the public’s primary source of public affairs information. News stories about crime dominate local news programming because they maintain high audience demand. The
Afterword: Political values and production values
This afterword to this issue suggests that our deep knowledge of the patterns of news content that are consistent across organizations and over time now should be followed by a greater awareness of
Is anyone responsible? How television frames political issues.
A disturbingly cautionary tale, "Is Anyone Responsible?" anchors with powerful evidence suspicions about the way in which television has impoverished political discourse in the United States and at
The News About the News: American Journalism in Peril
The News About The News American Journalism In Peril *FREE* the news about the news american journalism in peril [PDF]Free News About The News American Journalism In Peril download Book News About
Making news
Canada is an alpine nation, yet most Canadians have little or no effective knowledge of avalanches. At the Canadian Avalanche Association and Canadian Avalanche Centre, we are focusing significant
Television: What's on, Who's Watching, and What It Means
Television: What's On, Who's Watching, and What It Means. George Comstock and Erica Sharrer. San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 1999. 388 pp. S48 hbk. George Comstock has had plenty of experience
U.S. National Identity, Political Elites, and a Patriotic Press Following September 11
In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C. on September 11, 2001, U.S. government and military leaders often articulated distinctly pro-American themes in their...
Breaking the news. How families first learn about their child's chronic condition.
TLDR
Clinicians need to prepare physicians who can sensitively and effectively "break the news" to diverse families who have children with chronic conditions by planning the setting, assessing the family's background knowledge and experience, and choosing strategies that best fit thefamily's particular situation.
...
1
2
3
...