Media Biasing Theory In Media

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To support our research we accumulated a number of scholarly articles, in which we analyzed in relation to our research question. We started by researching the framing theory, which is the concept of viewing an issue individually rather than looking at the bigger picture. The framing theory in media is when the focus is put on one event rather than putting it in context. It is also related to the agenda setting theory, in which a certain agenda or interest encoded in to the method. In the journal article “framing, the news media, and collective action” Charlotte Ryan speaks about the theory of framing and how it is applied in news media and he also analyzes news material in which framing is used to convey a certain message (2001). Ryan discusses…show more content…
In the Journal of Political Economy the article “ Media Bias and Reputation” the author tackles the issue of bias representation of the news that effects peoples perception (Gentzkow & Shapiro, 2006). The authors give real life cases of media biases from newspapers such as the New York Times, Al Jazeera and other major news outlets. They also focus on how media biases affect credibility, quality and the reputation of news pieces. Gentzkow and Shapiro give insight on how to understand media biases, which gives the reader an advantage in reading and understanding news more effectively without falling in to the trap of preconceptualizing issues. They give the example of Al Jazeera efforts in creating a bias that is anti American in the efforts of discrediting the American media and their government. The authors believe that Al Jazeera works in demeaning American media has a strong affect on the views of their Middle Eastern…show more content…
In the journal article “Using News Abstracts to Represent News Agendas” the authors discuss how Abstracts do not sufficiently grab the significant quality on news. The Abstracts are more likely fail to spot minor issues in stories that is combined with the likelihood to fail to spot the same issues, which show afterwards on broadcast. Moreover, the only method to be certain the issues of importance to the researcher are vital and large enough is to be chased successfully by the abstract and then by testing the sample of transcripts or tapes .In addition, to evaluating them to the matching abstract entries. “Thus, scholars using the Abstracts as basis of their analyses may over estimate the amount of control the administration has over news agenda” (Edy et al,

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