Departmental Papers (ASC)

Document Type

Journal Article

Date of this Version

4-1-1983

Publication Source

Journal of Communication

Volume

33

Issue

2

Start Page

111

Last Page

123

DOI

10.1111/j.1460-2466.1983.tb02393.x

Abstract

A reliance on prepackaged features and public relations sources, coupled with a desire for upbeat, visually interesting stories, results in a similarity of soft news across programs and stations, despite differing programming strategies.

Comments

NOTE: At the time of publication, the author Joseph Turow was affiliated with Purdue University. Currently January 2008, he is a faculty member of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Date Posted: 17 January 2008

This document has been peer reviewed.