Unformatted text preview: -yellow journalism (sex, violence, etc.)-non-news (celebrities, sports, new Apple products)-more “exciting” news formats-split screens, conflict framing-visual stimulation Rewards-viewing public rewards this behavior-low interest, attention for politics-high interest in irrelevant news-Charlie Rose vs. Glenn Beck/ Bill O’Reilly-“straight news” fails to attract audiences on TV 24 Hour Cycle-cable news has to-fill a ton of airspace-compete with entertainment-dominance of commentary programming-does not claim to be news-sole purpose is opinion Role of Ideology-ideological bias as a business strategy-selective perception-our own biases determine perceptions of media bias...
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course POLS 1105H taught by Professor Schatzinger during the Spring '07 term at UGA.
- Spring '07