Propaganda, Persuasion, or Journalism?

  title={Propaganda, Persuasion, or Journalism?},
  author={Mitchell Bard},
  journal={Electronic News},
  pages={100 - 118}
The scholarly literature on Fox News has largely focused on the network’s ideological disposition, assuming Fox News to be a journalistic operation. However, a handful of scholars have challenged those assumptions. Conway, Grabe, and Grieve found one of the network’s prime-time programs to be practicing propaganda, not journalism. This article seeks to further the work of Conway et al. by employing a qualitative textual analysis of Fox News’ prime-time coverage of health-care reform in 2009 and… Expand