Navigation auf


Department of Communication and Media Research Science Communication

pro: Scolding journalists impacts coverage

Scolding journalists and causing shitstorms is easier than ever due to the possibility of online comments. In a recent study, Senja Post from the University of Zurich together with her colleague Hans Mathias Kepplinger analyzes how journalists react to such negative feedback. They find two contrary strategies journalists use: They either give in and censor their reporting or they feel driven to object even more and provoce possible critics.

Link to article