"Keeping the Gates" for Gatekeepers: The Effects of Wire News

D. Charles Whitney, Lee B. Becker

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Abstract

Newspaper editors in two Ohio communities cooperated in a counterbalanced design field experiment to test whether proportions of news items in seven content areas transmitted by wire services served to cue editors as to proportions that should be selected from each category.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)60-65
JournalJournalism Quarterly
Volume59
StatePublished - 1982

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