Psychology of News Decisions

@article{Donsbach2004PsychologyON,
  title={Psychology of News Decisions},
  author={W. Donsbach},
  journal={Journalism},
  year={2004},
  volume={5},
  pages={131 - 157}
}
  • W. Donsbach
  • Published 2004
  • Sociology
  • Journalism
  • This article is about causal explanations for the way journalists report the news. In its first part, the article reviews traditional and current models or theories of journalists’ news decisions, concentrating on news factors, institutional objectives, the manipulative power of public relations by news sources and the subjective beliefs of journalists. It comes to the conclusion that most of these approaches do not explain the underlying processes leading to news judgements. Starting from… CONTINUE READING
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