Money lust: how pressure for profit is perverting journalism

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Author: Neil Hickey
Date: July-August 1998
From: Columbia Journalism Review(Vol. 37, Issue 2)
Publisher: Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism
Document Type: Cover story
Length: 7,241 words

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Abstract :

The media has turned to sensationalism to maximize reader or viewership, minimize expense and offset a shrinking news hole. Publishers and broadcasters are interested in the financial bottom line and turning a larger profit and their purse strings are dictating the quality of news coverage at the expense of journalistic values.

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Source Citation
Hickey, Neil. "Money lust: how pressure for profit is perverting journalism." Columbia Journalism Review, vol. 37, no. 2, July-Aug. 1998, pp. 28+. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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