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Role Call: 2008 Campaign And Election Coverage On The Web Sites Of Leading U.S. Newspapers.
Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly (2009)
  • Jane B. Singer, University of Iowa
Abstract

This study explores how Web sites affiliated with leading U.S. newspapers covered the 2008 campaign and election. It traces changes over a decade in which the Internet moved from the periphery to the center of political, public, and media attention. Although a 2004 study suggested online editors were rethinking their function as information gatekeepers, this study indicates a reassertion of traditional journalistic roles despite an increase in options for user input

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Publication Date
Winter 2009
Citation Information
Jane B. Singer. "Role Call: 2008 Campaign And Election Coverage On The Web Sites Of Leading U.S. Newspapers." Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly Vol. 86 Iss. 4 (2009)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jane_singer/90/