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Why journalists should think twice about calling themselves “storytellers” in today’s partisan environment

Calfano, Brian R., Blevins, Jeffrey and Straka, Alexis (2022) Why journalists should think twice about calling themselves “storytellers” in today’s partisan environment. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (25 Feb 2022). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Journalists often brand themselves as “storytellers” to signal their reporting expertise. But in new research, Brian Calfano, Jeffrey Blevins and Alexis Straka find that because of the public’s perception of the label, using the “storyteller” brand may actually have negative implications for journalists, especially those who report on politics.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/
Additional Information: © 2022 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2022 23:17
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2022 23:17
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/114069

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