The western perspective in Yahoo! News and Google News

  title={The western perspective in Yahoo! News and Google News},
  author={Kohei Watanabe},
  journal={International Communication Gazette},
  pages={141 - 156}
  • Kohei Watanabe
  • Published 20 February 2013
  • Sociology
  • International Communication Gazette
A large-scale quantitative analysis of geographic news coverage of Yahoo! News and Google News was conducted in the US and India using a content-analysis program to examine overrepresentation of developed countries in the US-based news portal sites. The results of the analysis show an absence of difference in the news coverage patterns of Yahoo! News and Google News between the US and India, which was predicted by the cultural imperialism thesis. However, it was found that Yahoo! News relies on… 

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