ARTICLE: A model for transnational journalism cultures

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A new article by Lea Hellmueller of Texas Tech University examines gatekeeping in a transnational context of journalism cultures from a theoretical point of view.

Traditionally the research on journalism culture has been conceptualized within a national system. However, taking globalisation into account, transnational networks of news production indicate a shift in the conceptualization of journalism culture, the author writes.

The study develops three analytical levels of transnational journalism culture: evaluative, cognitive, and performative. These levels form an analytical framework: the conceptualization of transnational journalism.

The article “Gatekeeping beyond geographical borders” was recently published in International Communication Gazette and is available online (free abstract).

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