Influences on the (conflict) news production process – “Media”
One of the main points of departure of scholarly work on news production is the realization that the news coverage is a social construction and not a mirror reflection of an objective reality. Scholars have repeatedly indicated that there is a gap between the first-hand experiences of an event and the way it is characterized in the news (Lang & Lang, 1953; Shoemaker & Reese, 2014). Consequently, this raises the question of what influences shape the news production process in different media outlets (Shoemaker & Vos, 2009).
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