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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.
Turow, J. (1983). Local Television: Producing Soft News. Journal of Communication, 33 (2), 111-123. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1460-2466.1983.tb02393.x
Date Posted: 17 January 2008
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