Doing Well and Doing Good
How Softnews and Critical Journalism are Shrinking the News Audience and Weakening Democracy- And what News Outlets can do about it
Patterson, Thomas E. http://www.hks.harvard.edu/presspol/publications/reports/soft_news_and_critical_journalism_2000.pdf
Publisher: Joan Shorenstein Centre on the Press, Politics and Public Policy
Year Published: 2000
Pages: 28 pp.
Resource Type: Article
The News has changed greatly in the past two decades. In response to the intensensely competitive media environment created by cable, news and entertainment, news outlets have softened their coverage. Their news has also become increasingly critical in tone.
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