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Experter i morgon- och kvällspress

Risén, Viktor LU (2012) STVK01 20121
Department of Political Science
Abstract
The thesis examines how Swedish newspapers use experts to legitimize their news reports. The method used is a textual analysis, focusing on the form of the articles and their content. This is done with a media theory and different theoretical perspectives on expert function, and their way of operating with an agenda. The thesis analysis 60 randomly selected news articles. The articles are published on the same day and in six different magazines. The analysis consist of two major daily newspapers, two regional newspapers and two evening papers. Conclusions of the essay is that experts are used to legitimate news organizations. The type of experts that is used depends on the type of newspaper it appears in. The usage is also dependent on... (More)
The thesis examines how Swedish newspapers use experts to legitimize their news reports. The method used is a textual analysis, focusing on the form of the articles and their content. This is done with a media theory and different theoretical perspectives on expert function, and their way of operating with an agenda. The thesis analysis 60 randomly selected news articles. The articles are published on the same day and in six different magazines. The analysis consist of two major daily newspapers, two regional newspapers and two evening papers. Conclusions of the essay is that experts are used to legitimate news organizations. The type of experts that is used depends on the type of newspaper it appears in. The usage is also dependent on competitors' reporting. The experts are sometimes used to give the newspaper a unique character compared to its competing newspapers. Several types of experts are present and certain types of experts that could be present are not. (Less)
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author
Risén, Viktor LU
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course
STVK01 20121
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
medieteori, expert, media, legitimitet, dagstidning
language
Swedish
id
2543009
date added to LUP
2012-06-27 10:48:52
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2012-06-27 10:48:52
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  abstract     = {The thesis examines how Swedish newspapers use experts to legitimize their news reports. The method used is a textual analysis, focusing on the form of the articles and their content. This is done with a media theory and different theoretical perspectives on expert function, and their way of operating with an agenda. The thesis analysis 60 randomly selected news articles. The articles are published on the same day and in six different magazines. The analysis consist of two major daily newspapers, two regional newspapers and two evening papers. Conclusions of the essay is that experts are used to legitimate news organizations. The type of experts that is used depends on the type of newspaper it appears in. The usage is also dependent on competitors' reporting. The experts are sometimes used to give the newspaper a unique character compared to its competing newspapers. Several types of experts are present and certain types of experts that could be present are not.},
  author       = {Risén, Viktor},
  keyword      = {medieteori,expert,media,legitimitet,dagstidning},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Experter i morgon- och kvällspress},
  year         = {2012},
}