Narrative Form and Moral Force: The Realization of Innocence and Guilt Through Investigative Journalism

James S Ettema*, Theodore L. Glasser

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Abstract

An examination of prize‐winning journalistic exposés uncovers the narrative strategies by which the innocence of victims, and the blame for their plight, are established

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8-26
Number of pages19
JournalJournal of Communication
Volume38
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

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  • Communication
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Linguistics and Language

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In: Journal of Communication, Vol. 38, No. 3, 01.01.1988, p. 8-26.

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