Blogging the Meltdown: Comparing the Coverage of the Economic Crisis in Journalistic Blogs vs. Economic Blogs

By Michael Sheehy and Hong Ji WJMCR 35 (August 2011) Introduction | Literature Review | Method| Findings | Discussion Abstract This content analysis examines coverage of the U.S. economic crisis of 2008-2009 by 25 economics blogs. The study sought to identify differences in the coverage by bloggers of different professional backgrounds. The study found that journalist bloggers wrote more often about government/regulator topics […]

Wag the Press: How Changes in U.S. Foreign Policy Toward China Were Reflected in Prestige Press Coverage of China, 1979 vs. 1997

Dennis T. Lowry and Zaigui Wang [WJMCR 3:1 January 2000] Sections:  Abstract|Introduction|Theoretical framework and hypothesesMethod|Results|Discussion Abstract This study used content analysis to compare the news coverage of four U.S. prestige newspapers of the state visits of Chinese Vice-Premier Deng Xiaoping in 1979 and Chinese President Jiang Zemin in 1997. The results showed that news coverage of Deng’s visit […]