Journalistic challenges to a politician’s race-related policies: Rules for interview appropriateness and perceptions of bias and credibility
International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, May 26-30, 2022, Paris, France
Abstract: This study uses a randomized posttest-only between-subjects experiment to investigate the communication rules participants perceive after a journalist interviews a politician about race-related policies. The journalist’s adversarialness (no challenge, simple challenge, contextualized challenge) was rated for perceived appropriateness. Social dominance orientation (SDO) was used as a moderator of participant perceptions of the journalist and politician. Overall, SDO weighs more heavily than does level of challenge, with high SDO participants perceiving journalistic challenges as less appropriate.
Listening for The Echo: How Our Students Are Stepping Into, Embracing Community Journalism
Amanda Bright, “Listening for The Echo: How Our Students Are Stepping Into, Embracing Community Journalism,” Teaching Journalism & Mass Communication, Vol. 12, no. 2 (2022), pp. 77-80 http://www.aejmc.us/spig/journal Abstract: The […]
Karin Assmann. “Whistleblowers and their faith in journalism,” Journalism Practice (forthcoming). Abstract: Reporters, to enact their role as watchdogs and their commitment to uncovering corporate or governmental wrongdoing, often must […]