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Local Television: Producing Soft News
Journal of Communication
  • Joseph Turow, University of Pennsylvania
Document Type
Journal Article
Date of this Version
4-1-1983
DOI
10.1111/j.1460-2466.1983.tb02393.x
Abstract
A reliance on prepackaged features and public relations sources, coupled with a desire for upbeat, visually interesting stories, results in a similarity of soft news across programs and stations, despite differing programming strategies.
Comments
NOTE: At the time of publication, the author Joseph Turow was affiliated with Purdue University. Currently January 2008, he is a faculty member of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania.
Citation Information
Joseph Turow. "Local Television: Producing Soft News" Journal of Communication Vol. 33 Iss. 2 (1983) p. 111 - 123
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/joseph_turow/11/