publication . Other literature type . Article . 1993

Framing: Toward Clarification of a Fractured Paradigm

Robert M. Entman;
  • Published: 01 Dec 1993
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
deficient core knowledge, I propose that we turn an osten- sible weakness into a strength. We should identify our mission as bring- ing together insights and theories that would otherwise remain scattered in other disciplines. Because of the lack of interchange among the disci- plines, hypotheses thoroughly discredited in one field may receive wide acceptance in another. Potential research paradigms remain fractured, with pieces here and there but no comprehensive statement to guide re- search. By bringing ideas together in one location, communication can aspire to become a master discipline that synthesizes related theories and concepts and exposes them to the ...
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