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News  Gatekeeping News Gatekeeping Presentation Transcript

  • News Gatekeeping
  • What is Gatekeeping ?
    • The determination of what goes into the news broadcast
    • Regulates the flow of news
  • Who are the Gatekeepers ?
    • The gatekeeper is the person who decides what shall pass through the gate. Remember, there are lots of gate in the news proess.
    • Journalists, editors, producers, anchors,
  • Many gates? What are they?
    • Let’s look at an example
      • Some one thinks they have a story – they are the first gatekeeper – do they call the news station or not?
      • A journalist takes the call they decide if the story is newsworthy
      • Their editor hears the story decides to allow the journalist to explore it
      • The story is done, at the daily news meeting it is thrown in with all of the others stories – it competes with them
      • Based on the news values of each of the stories they are arranged in order for the telecast
  • Ideas from journalists News diary events Tips from the public Media release ideas Editor’s ideas What get’s through?
  • What gets through?
    • It depends on a number of factors
      • News Values are the main criteria
      • Also:
      • The source of the story – is it credible
      • Knowledge of the audience, viewing area
      • Previous day’s/next day’s broadcast
      • News diary
      • Any more you can think of?