Quantitative measure of evaluative labeling in news reports: Psychology of communication bias studied by content analysis and semantic differential

Master thesis English OPEN
Stefansson, Jon Karl;
(2014)
  • Publisher: UiT Norges arktiske universitet
  • Subject: VDP::Samfunnsvitenskap: 200::Psykologi: 260::Sosial- og arbeidspsykologi: 263 | persuasion | PSY-3900 | content analysis | VDP::Social science: 200::Psychology: 260::Social and occupational psychology: 263 | media-bias | semantic differential | attitudinal impact | word associations | Affective meaning

Two studies examined partisan word-connotations in news reports. They focused on what, if any, normative judgements were conveyed through the choice of referent terms of key agents and examined if the usage of terms differed systematically in emotional connotations acco... View more
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