Young news consumers in Finland, at least, have high expectations for the news they read online, but they are often left wanting a study claims.
What does the reader want? Hard news, soft news, or general news? A major study of Spanish-language news appearing on a news aggregation service between 2006-2015 suggests that hard news is the audience’s overwhelming preference on the one hand, but when it comes to reading it then one’s preference can change!
You may think that readers expect news products to be free from grammatical errors. In other words, text is written in the best-possible language, and that anything which affects this somehow will create a subtle devaluation of the article’s authority […]
A thoughtful and interesting examination about Internet users and their perception of bias, considering how various design and technical characteristics of displayed content may contribute to this perception. The authors crafted a research process to examine the effects a certain […]
This was an interesting article that sought to determine what news articles people may share on social media through by the behavioural efforts of framing. To this end, a mixed-mode research programme analysed articles published in Chilean media outlets and […]
Title: The News from Lone Rock Author: Freeland Dexter & Deanna R Haney (editor) Genre: History Publisher: Wisconsin Historical Society Press Release Date: 2016 This is a somewhat different, quirky book that may have limited geographical appeal at first glance, […]
Title: Skewed Author: Larry Atkins Genre: Media Release Date: 2016 Pages: 280 Media bias exists but often bias is in the eye of the beholder. How might a reader, listener or viewer identify possible bias and separate the wheat from […]
There is always tremendous talk, to use a polite euphemism, to describe how the BBC shapes the face of news – both in how it is reported on a technical or practical level and the content, narrative or story. But […]