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Invisible Power: News Sources and the Limits of Diversity

Citation

Brown, Jane D.; Bybee, C. R.; Wearden, S. T.; & Murdock, D. (1987). Invisible Power: News Sources and the Limits of Diversity. Journalism Quarterly, 64(1), 45-54.

Abstract

The last broad-based, systematic assessment of news source diversity was published by Sigal 10 years ago.' Culbertson's study of the veiling of news sources is almost as old.' In the meantime, not only has the theoretical debate become more lively and more sophisticated, but substantial changes have taken place in the political. organizational and commercial environments of the news industry. These changes call for general recalibration, on the order of Sigal's and Culbertson's studies, regarding the nature and extent of diversity of news sources and news channels.

URL

https://doi.org/10.1177/107769908706400106

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Journalism Quarterly

Author(s)

Brown, Jane D.
Bybee, C. R.
Wearden, S. T.
Murdock, D.

Year Published

1987

Volume Number

64

Issue Number

1

Pages

45-54

Reference ID

4379