Knowing When to Stop Reporting About a Scandal

Drohan, Madelaine
December 2005
Nieman Reports;Winter2005, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p117
The article reflects on the predictable stages of a scandal news coverage. It emphasizes the role of the press in scandal issues. It explains the element of anxiety in a scandal. It cites events that will get the attention of the media. It enumerates the mechanics of news coverage and current developments in the media sector.


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