The political j-blogger: 'Normalizing' a new media form to fit old norms and practices

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Singer, J.;

This study explores how the increasingly popular blog format, as adopted by journalists affiliated with mainstream media outlets, affects long-standing journalistic norms and practice. It focuses on nonpartisanship, transparency and the gatekeeping role, using a content... View more
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