Aug 24, 2012 · The term ‘gatekeeper’ was first applied to journalism by Manning White in the 1950s, after the researcher studied the news selection process of a wire editor for a week. The editor provided White with all the selected and rejected wire copy, as well as a reason attached to every story that was rejected.
For instance, the gatekeeping routine guides editors in selecting which news stories are newsworthy to get published or broadcasted on a particular day (Shoemaker & Reese, 2014; Tuchman, 1978). Prominence and importance of an issue, conflict and controversy, the unusual
The watchdog model has important implications for the relationship between the media and the state (media structure). While authoritarian theories hold that journalism should always be subordinate to the interests of the state in maintaining social order or achieving political goals, the liberal press theory expects the press to
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Apr 11, 2020 · Many publishers have reached for data journalism as one way to reestablish their authority in the context of such competition. In some cases this makes them the sole gatekeeper (where only they have the data) but in many they are just one source of that data.
Jul 15, 2018 · “Journalism’s role as the ‘gatekeeper’ of what is and isn’t news has always been controversial, of course. But we’re now seeing just how bad things can get when that function breaks down.” Are we seeing how bad things can get? It seems that there was always fake news, but at one time, everyone believed it.
Jul 31, 2018 · The role of gatekeeping is critical in examining the underlying causes of distress, and such distress may or may not be strictly gender dysphoria.
This essay was inspired by Jeffrey Ding’s reflections on gatekeeping in his ChinAI Substack newsletter, which covers China-US tech policy. Thoughts on COVID-19, Scientific Gatekeeping, and Substack newsletters “There are decades where nothing happens, and there are weeks where decades happen.” -Vladimir Lenin