Journalists provide social context missing from sports blogs

Marie Hardin, Erin Ash

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This research confirms that sports journalists are much more likely than bloggers to put their stories/columns into a wider social context and more likely to give background information as well as explain future implications, even as sports fans increasingly turn to blogs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)20-35
Number of pages16
JournalNewspaper Research Journal
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 1 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Communication


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