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AR; Is internet news replacing newspapers?

…and how about TV and radio? According to Benjamin Gaskins and Jennifer Jerit, replacement is an existing phenomenon – but it is not (yet) so widespread as sometimes thought. Their findings are based on a US national sample, representative of … Continue reading

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AR; News, Talk, Opinion and Participation

The article “News, Talk, Opinion, Participation: The Part Played by Conversation in Deliberative Democracy”, by Kim, Wyatt and Katz, has in the 11 years passed since its publishing become a classic. Starting from a working concept of deliberative democracy, it … Continue reading

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AR; A new(s) sort of democracy?

I started to read Ewan Crawford‘s article on the opinion pages in the Scottish quailty dailies in the hope that it would supply some more tips on how to understand, conceptualize and operationalize deliberation – but in this regard I … Continue reading

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Sources of the Daily Kos

One of the issues I’ve been writing about in my papers is the role of non-professional media contributors to, well, the media system – hence the focus on the analysis of sources to social news sites as well (about which … Continue reading

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Sound bites in news shrink, role of journalists on the increase

Here is a recently published article – by Michael Schudson and Danielle Haas, taken from the Columbia Journalism Review. It describes the findings of a report by Indiana University professors Erik Bucy and Maria Grabe; most importantly (for me anyway) … Continue reading

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