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Is watchdog journalism satisfactory journalism?

Alternative title:
A cross-national study of public satisfaction with political coverage
Abstract:

The study examines perceptions of watchdog journalism in three European countries: Britain, Denmark, and Spain, and shows that the general public’s appreciation of the watchdog model is evident, regardless of critics’ fears that it may eventually lead to cynicism and disaffection with politics. The study further suggests that citizens tend to have similar expectations of the media that determine their level of contentment with political news coverage, despite the important differences in what...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
Sub department:
Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
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Author
Publisher:
Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism Publisher's website
Publication date:
2013-01-01
Language:
English
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ora:7589
Deposit date:
2013-11-18

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