SAGE Publications Inc: Electronic News: Table of Contents Table of Contents for Electronic News. List of articles from both the latest and ahead of print issues.
- Iranian Sports Migration and the Gender Imbalance: Examining Emigration Framing of Elite Iranian Athletes by State-Run Mediapor Sean R. Sadri el febrero 27, 2024 a las 7:10 am
Electronic News, Ahead of Print. <br/>Utilizing framing theory, the present study examined gender differences in Iranian state-run media and alternative media portrayals of elite athlete emigration. By analyzing 704 online news articles published between 2007 and 2022 and comparing gender disparities, the study provides insights into the framing narratives used by a nation without a free press to undermine gender equity and national dialogues about sport. The study determined that male athletes received disproportionally high framing coverage over time, but this gender imbalance shifted to the inverse in 2020. This can be attributed to a sudden influx of prominent female athletes emigrating from Iran to avoid political persecution. Study findings also uncovered a stark contrast in the prominence of frames attributed to each gender.
- The Local News Industry's Challenge: Recruiting and Retaining Talent in a Multi-Platform Distribution Environmentpor Stone Grissom el septiembre 11, 2023 a las 5:22 am
Electronic News, Ahead of Print. <br/>The rise of digital platforms and the demand for multi-platform content have revolutionized the news industry. Evolving technology has caused a crisis for the local linear broadcast market due to a lack of competitive wages and recruitment of talent. Local news is no longer tied to the traditional linear model and must adapt to a multi-platform distribution model. However, local stations seem tied to short-sighted financial policies that are antithetical to long-term recruitment and retention of top talent. These policies threaten to undermine the industry's own future and create a model that is ultimately unsustainable in tomorrow's competitive business environment. Without current reform, local news outlets are in danger of undermining themselves and destroying the competitiveness of the entire industry.
- Numbers in News Articles: Effects of Presence, Errors, and (False) Recallpor Alyssa Appelman el julio 26, 2023 a las 6:47 am
Electronic News, Ahead of Print. <br/>This experiment (N = 300) tests the effects of numbers and math errors in online news articles. Several readers struggled to recall and recognize the numbers and math errors in the articles, but there were significant effects of thinking they saw them—Regardless of experimental condition, readers who noticed (or imagined) numbers reported higher content quality, and readers who noticed (or imagined) errors reported lower content and source quality. Findings are discussed through the Heuristic-Systematic Processing Model, and implications for media trust are explored.
- Hero Shots: The Hero Myth as a Visual Frame in American Television Coverage of Lance Armstrongpor Sada Reed el julio 17, 2023 a las 3:47 am
Electronic News, Volume 18, Issue 1, Page 3-24, March 2024. <br/>A camera technique known among sports broadcasters as a “hero shot” is used to capture the moment the athlete has successfully completed the task that seals or celebrates a victory. However, the “hero shot” and its components have not been examined in a scholarly setting. The current study aims to build a theoretical understanding of the “hero shot” as a visual frame that conveys hero mythology. The authors used the hero mythology literature and Brooklyn College's film department film glossary to determine which distance, angles, content, and means were most often used to capture heroic imagery of former American professional cyclist Lance Armstrong. This was done through a content analysis of 927 individual shots of Armstrong, aired between 1999 and 2010. Results suggest that low-angle and long shots were most commonly used for “hero shots.” However, the prominence of three-shots suggests the importance of other actors in contextualizing the hero.
- #MeToo, Intersectionality, and Community Conversation Frames: A Social Network Analysis of Midterm Election “Resistance” Tweetspor Benjamin R. LaPoe el junio 16, 2023 a las 12:30 pm
Electronic News, Volume 18, Issue 1, Page 25-48, March 2024. <br/>This study examines Twitter “resistance” discourse leading up to the 2018 U.S. midterm elections, which was widely viewed as a response to the 2016 presidential election then President Donald J. Trump won a majority of electoral college votes while Hillary Clinton won the popular vote. When analyzing randomly selected tweets with the term “resistance” social networks emerged discussing multiple associated terms with “resistance.” Once mapping these networks, the conversation frames that drove discourse across the virtual communities included the most used frame, the #MeToo frame, along with intersectionality and community-building frames. The results of the 2016 presidential election, and Trump's victory, enabled by explicit appeals to race and gender stereotypes, prompted a wave of civic activism, included in the social media conversations outlined in this study.