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ARTICLE: Public service news are more diverse than commercial

News published online by public service broadcasters provide more diversity than news published by other types of news organisations, Edda Humprecht and Frank Esser, both of University of Zurich, write. The authors analysed 1 660 political news articles, published by 48 news organisations in six countries: United States, United Kingdom, France, Italy, Germany, and Switzerland. … Continued



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ARTICLE: News on corruption differ by country and paper

Newspapers’ coverage of corruption is different in different countries – and in different papers, a study by Paolo Mancini, Marco Mazzoni, Rita Marchetti, all of University of Perugia, and Alessio Cornia from University of Oxford (names not in original order). The authors algorithmically analysed over 100 000 news articles from Italy, France, and the United … Continued


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ARTICLE: Ideology of travel journalists

Travel journalists adopt some practices characteristic to bloggers, states a new study. Bryan Pirolli of Sorbonne University studied the professional identity of travel journalists. The article compares travel journalists’ opinions and pieces of work to those of bloggers’ in Paris. How do travel journalists distinguish themselves from bloggers and other content creators? The study finds … Continued


ARTICLE: American WW 1 volunteers used for French propaganda

Americans, who volunteered to fight for the French in the First World War were used by French press for propaganda purposes, writes Ross Collins, of North Dakota State University. The author studied nine French newspapers from during WW 1 and examined how the volunteers were depicted, if depicted at all. Collins’ discovered, that the volunteers … Continued