Numbers are nice, but stories matter

Gardner, Dan
July 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/1/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 1, p108
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the studies conducted in Canada for media's way of delivering stories. He said that media naturally favors bad news from good news because they possess novelty. He argues that media do strange things as people's minds are usually manipulative and are innate to storytelling and that they possess numerous characteristics that makes them create stories out of money. The author suggests that media should stop and think from their irrational doings.


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