The “Gate Keeper”: A Case Study in the Selection of News

@article{White1950TheK,
  title={The “Gate Keeper”: A Case Study in the Selection of News},
  author={D. White},
  journal={Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly},
  year={1950},
  volume={27},
  pages={383 - 390}
}
  • D. White
  • Published 1950
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  • Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly
  • In one of the first studies of its kind, all the wire stories used and all those rejected by a non-metropolitan newspaper over a seven-day period are classified by content, and the reasons given by the telegraph editor for his choices are analyzed. Dr. White is research professor of journalism at Boston University. 
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