Global News, National Stories: Producers as Mythmakers at Germany's Deutsche Welle Television

@article{Silcock2002GlobalNN,
  title={Global News, National Stories: Producers as Mythmakers at Germany's Deutsche Welle Television},
  author={B. William Silcock},
  journal={Journalism \& Mass Communication Quarterly},
  year={2002},
  volume={79},
  pages={339 - 352}
}
  • B. Silcock
  • Published 1 June 2002
  • Sociology
  • Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly
This article explores the mythic nature of television news in a global-newsroom context. News routine analysis of newscast producers and ethnographic data from a case study of the English-language newsroom at Germany's Deutsche Welle point to the existence of sociocultural filters influencing news decisions and, in turn, mythmaking. These filters reveal a uniquely German myth—the Past—not shared and even resisted by English-language (Anglo) producers framing stories and constructing newscasts… 

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