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.
Terrains of Media Work; Producing Amateurs and Professionals in the 19th-Century United States.
Abstract: This article investigates the reproduction of the foundational terrain of media work as composed of amateur and professional realms through the youth movement of amateur journalism in the late 19th-Century […]