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News values

Posted by: | October 1, 2009 | No Comment |

On page 26 of “A History of News: Third Edition,” Mitchell Stephens lists seven traits that journalists use to measure the value of a news story. They are: impact, emotional appeal, conflict, prominence, timeliness, proximity and the unusual. Audiences will follow a story if the people think it has an impact on their lives. The economic downturn has impacted many in […]

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