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Gatekeeping Theory

Meredith Metzler added it May 16, Reporters attend local events in order to get stories quickly and easily. And more broadly, 3 In what ways have the views of editors of Web sites affiliated with major newspapers changed since ?

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Trivia About Gatekeeping Theory. Further, their stated goal for the election cycle was to let the audience guide the coverage. Gates is representing “gate keepers” and wire editors as a whole, there doesn’t seem to be a particular choice of news by categories. Pratiksha added it Oct 10, Rose added it Oct 23, Surveying both journalists for their personal characteristics and editors for evaluating newsworthinessShoemaker and her colleagues found that only newsworthiness had a significant effect on the amount of coverage given to a bill, thus their first hypothesis was supported as well as the idea that newsworthiness would be more important than personal characteristics.


Lewin’s study gatekeepjng in became the impetus for another article in in which he introduces the idea of feedback in group decision making, which complicates the role of the gatekeeper.

Parramatta South Campus Library. At the end of his shift, he made notes on why that story was rejected, assuming he gateleeping still remember the reason. Books by Pamela J.

Gatekeeping Theory by Pamela J. Shoemaker

To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. These 2 locations in New South Wales: Federation University Australia Library. Retrieved from ” https: We were unable to gatekesping this edition in any bookshop we are able to search.

Stephanie Scott marked it as to-read Dec 01, InDavid Manning White, a journalism professor at Boston Universitylooked at the factors an editor takes into consideration when deciding which news will make the paper and sjoemaker news will not; [8] intending to examine how a “gate keeper” examines his “gate” within a channel of mass communication.


A case study in the selection of news”. Life-decisions of the audience may be affected by what information is included or excluded. You shofmaker may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Karine Shoemakerr has written a number of contemporary pieces on gatekeeping theories between disciplines. Federation University Australia – Gippsland campus library.

The Internet defies the whole notion of a ‘gate’ and challenges the idea that journalists or anyone else can or should limit what passes through it” [11] p. Open to the public. Lisa marked it as to-read May 19,