Patriotic journalism is a worldwide and well-documented phenomenon among journalists as well as in the academic and public-societal arenas. But most of the research literature is not analytical, writes Avshalom Ginosar. In this article he suggests a framework aimed at facilitating a more systematic analysis.
The new framework attempts to examine the phenomenon from a broader perspective by taking into consideration several variables such as national setting and type of media system and also the relationships between them to determine their impact on journalistic patriotic behavior.
The article is published online by Journal of Media Ethics. Read the free abstract here.
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