Dr Tabe Bergman – Reflecting on Responsibility, Intent and Conformism Among Journalists
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This SciPod is a summary of the paper ‘Manufacturing foreign news from afar: views from an editor’s desk’, from the Journal of Applied Journalism & Media Studies. https://doi.org/10.1386/ajms_00078_1
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Herman and Chomsky’s propaganda model is among the most renowned academic contributions to the study of journalism. Although it offers valuable insight into news content and how the media industry operates, it mostly ignores an important step in the production of news: what happens in the newsroom. Dr Tabe Bergman, an Assistant Professor at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University and Deputy Head of the University’s Media and Communication department, recently assessed practices in the newsroom, with the aim to supplement the propaganda model.
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