Trends In Public Support For Journalists And The Media
Lee B. Becker and Mentian Chen. Trends In Public Support For Journalists And The Media. Presentation to the Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research, Nov. 18 and 19, 2016, Chicago.
Abstract: The public is very critical of the journalists and of the news media, an extensive review of public opinion research over the last 40 years shows. The public has become more critical of journalists and of news organizations over time. What can be done–if anything–to reverse the trends in use and assessment isn’t clear from these analyses. What is clear is that a democracy cannot function if its citizens do not have information about the world in which they live.
Determinants of news coverage of the Syrian refugee crisis
Abstract: This study employed international news flow theory to test the impact of the determinants of foreign news flow on the comprehensiveness of textual and multimedia coverage of the Syrian refugee crisis in the form of a live blog. A content analysis of live blogs (N=195) published in Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the United […]