Public Understanding of How the News Media Operate

Lee B. Becker, Erik L. Collins, D. Charles Whitney

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Reports the findings of a survey conducted to determine the level of understanding of the news business by the general public in a midwestern community. Concludes that the respondents knew more about television news than about newspapers.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)571-578
JournalJournalism Quarterly
StatePublished - 1980


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