What Makes “Good” News Newsworthy?

  • Karen McIntyre
  • Communication Research Reports, June 2016, Taylor & Francis
  • DOI: 10.1080/08824096.2016.1186619

What is it about?

In this study, I analyzed the content of news stories on "positive" or "good" news websites. I found that "good" news is emotional and entertaining, but lacks news values such as conflict and information about/from authority figures.

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