By Paul Brighton
The easiest of the e-book is the 1st bankruptcy the place we will discover a speedy precis of alternative authors approximately what they think about the main proper information values. Then the authors current their very own choice of information values and research a few information with that trend. i don't imagine that this option is especially major or whole. Nor do I see a criterion on the topic of a hierarchy between those elements: no matter if a few are extra vital than others. the ultimate bankruptcy at the Litvinenko case illustrates good how tales are built within the press.
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An increasing trend is to take the lead story and worry the life out of it in newspapers this will involve the use of multiple authors to each provide their own piece of the picture, while in broadcast news (where time allows) there will be several different journalists in different places, and often also a second ‘talking head’ alongside the anchor in the studio who will provide additional colour, usually taking the form of an expert opinion Expectation Does the consumer expect to be told about this?
Galtung and Ruge consider that an event which is unanticipated or which is rare sets it apart from other more mundane occurrences. That process sees it changing from simply something that happens to something which becomes news. Buried deep in the subtext of this pair of theoretical explanations is the notion that everyday events or occurrences are of no real interest – save possibly to those who are carrying them out or those for whom they are being executed – and it is only the exceptions that become worthy of being called news; and even there, only if those events are of specific interest to the audience.
Despite being two phrases, just six words, America’s broadcasters and newspapers spent a considerable amount of energy unpacking what Bush said, and trying to find hidden meanings in the phrase. And of course as soon as Bush reneged on that apparent promise, the media leapt upon the contradiction. Essentially, politicians expect this to happen; news coverage expands to fill the available space, and if that means conjectural analysis of the most straightforward quote, then so be it. But sometimes it can work the other way, too.
News Values by Paul Brighton