Newspaper Research Journal

newspaperpaper Research Journal is a magazine specializing in Media topics.

Articles from Vol. 24, No. 2, Spring

Audience Identifies Types of Reporters, News Consumers
Millions of people are communicating around the globe on the Internet, and traditional newspapers and broadcasters are offering online news services. The following literature review explores some of the ways that the world's first interactive mass...
Business News Web Sites Differ from Newspapers in Business Content
The growth of competition in broadcast television, in weekly magazines and, most recently, on the Internet inevitably has impacted newspaper circulation. Changing lifestyles with greater emphases on recreation and other outdoor activities also apparently...
Combat, Political Violence Top International Categories
In the last decade, researchers have noted a decline in the amount of international news appearing in the United States' elite press. (1) However, only a few researchers have examined the amount of international coverage in average American newspapers...
Editors' Comments
This issue contains a variety of topics--from how reporters cover managed healthcare organizations to the pros and cons of digital photography and much more. The issue also includes three research in brief articles--all about new media--one about...
Evidence Mixed on Erosion of Journalists' Privilege
In 1997, the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) issued a report called "The Erosion of the Reporter's Privilege." (1) The report, distributed to a wide audience of journalists, students and educators, warned that judicial support for the privilege...
Government Sources Dominate Business Crisis Reporting
Newspapers in America have provided the public with business information since Colonial times. Some early newspapers were concerned primarily with mercantile developments. (1) As technology developed, broadcasters began covering business matters. Recent...
Newspaper Coverage Portrays Managed Care Negatively
The news media are often responsible for explaining and providing their audiences with information about important national issues. However, when the issue is as complex as the organization, delivery and financing of health care, news coverage can...
Newspapers' Web Sites Add Little to Print Version of Environmental News
Americans have become increasingly concerned with the interaction of our society and the environment (1) and have turned to the news media for information on that interaction. To quench the public thirst for information, the news media have increased...
NRJ Endnote Examples
Notes (1.) Kathleen A. Hansen, Mark Neuzil, and Jean Ward, "Newsroom Topic Teams: Journalists' Assessments of Effects on News Routines and Newspaper Quality" (paper presented at AEJMC Chicago, Ill., August 1997). [If paper was presented at AEJMC,...
Oklahoma Small Dailies, Weeklies Use Internet as Reporting Tool
Journalists are increasingly going online for information. About 81 percent of print journalists polled in the Seventh Annual Middleberg / Ross Media in Cyberspace Study reported they went online at least once daily to search for information in 2001,...
Photographers Note Digital's Advantages, Disadvantages
Technological factors play a role in shaping and perpetuating the conventions of news photography. Digital imaging technology is a source of control that exerts a variety of psychological and practical constraints on the photographer's work, both the...
Reno V. Condon Opens Door to More Access Limits
In Reno v. Condon, (1) the U.S. Supreme Court decided for the first time that Congress has the constitutional authority to limit access to government documents created, maintained and deemed by states to be open for public inspection. In its unanimous...