Functions of Egyptian Journalists

@article{Ramaprasad2006FunctionsOE,
  title={Functions of Egyptian Journalists},
  author={J. Ramaprasad and N. Hamdy},
  journal={International Communication Gazette},
  year={2006},
  volume={68},
  pages={167 - 185}
}
This study reports on Egyptian journalists’ rating of various journalistic functions in terms of both importance and ability to perform these functions. The functions, rated for importance, coalesced into four factors, Sustain Democracy, Support Arabism/Values, Support Government and Provide Entertainment. Egyptian journalists gave prime importance to supporting Arabism/values and also performed this function most often. They considered democracy-sustaining functions second in importance, but… Expand
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