In their recent publication “News Consumption and Its Unpleasant Side Effect: Studying the Effect of Hard and Soft News Exposure on Mental Well-Being Over Time” Mark Boukes and Rens Vliegenthart investigate how individuals’ consumption of current news impacts their well-being over time.
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How do journalists employ news factors to construct newsworthiness? And how do they vary across different kinds of news outlets? Read on to learn more! In their recent publication “A general pattern in the construction of economic newsworthiness? Analyzing news factors in popular, quality, regional, and financial newspapers” Mark Boukes and Rens Vliegenthart investigate the […]
Effects of actual and perceived media coverage on media orientations of communication professiona...
Which consequences have organizational news on communication professionals’ media orientations? And which role plays actual media coverage compared to the communication professionals’ perception thereof? Read on to learn more! In their recent publication “Did we make it to the news? Effects of actual and perceived media coverage on media orientations of communication professionals“ Sandra […]
People are often skeptical regarding the ethical engagement of companies, commonly known as Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Journalists and NGOs accuse businesses of ‘greenwashing’ their environmental and social commitment – often with reason: many CSR publications are written overly positive and appear like promotion material instead of providing nuanced and objective information. Even the […]
There are innate differences in how the news media reports on the various global economic regions, and East Africa is no exception. As this particular region has achieved remarkable fiscal growth and development over the course of the past 10 years, people are beginning to consider it more seriously as a contributor to the global […]
Ronald E. Rice is the Arthur N. Rupe Chair in the Social Effects of Mass Communication in the Department of Communication at University of California. He has been elected divisional officer in the International Communication Association and the Academy of Management, elected President (2006-2007) and a Fellow of the International Communication Association (2010), winner of […]