How Way-Finding is Challenging Gatekeeping in the Digital Age

@article{Pearson2017HowWI,
  title={How Way-Finding is Challenging Gatekeeping in the Digital Age},
  author={G. Pearson and Gerald M. Kosicki},
  journal={Journalism Studies},
  year={2017},
  volume={18},
  pages={1087 - 1105}
}
  • G. Pearson, Gerald M. Kosicki
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology
  • Journalism Studies
  • This paper re-evaluates the relevance of the gatekeeping framework in the twenty-first century, arguing that in an age of digital journalism the gatekeeping metaphor has begun to restrict our study of journalism. Reviewing current research and utilizing a variety of surveys, case studies and theoretical work, the paper proposes a new framework. It argues that rather than online journalism studies focusing on the packaging of a news product by a news source (gatekeeping), it should instead focus… CONTINUE READING
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