Mapping and Measuring Press Differences

By Xu Xiaoge.

Published by The Humanities Collection

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Mapping, measuring and theorizing various fluctuating gaps between what the press is expected to be and do and what the press actually is and does in society, the proposed model is expected to better describe, explain and/or predict press differences in different countries. Conceptually based on symbiosis and multiplicity, the model involves an Actor-Relation-Factor analysis of the impact of the triangular relationship between the power, the press and the public on various fluctuating normative-empirical gaps and how they shape press differences together with other multiple influential factors.

Keywords: Press Model, Press Differences, Journalism, Theory

International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 5, pp.119-128. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 544.410KB).

Dr. Xu Xiaoge

Assistant Professor, Journalism and Publishing Division, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore

Before joining NTU in 2004 as an assistant professor, Dr. Xu Xiaoge worked as an associate professor in Beijing, a senior research associate in Hong Kong and a lecturer in Singapore. His major areas of research include modeling journalism differences, national images and branding, development journalism, online journalism, citizen journalism, and media in China. He has published two books, six book chapters and 16 journal articles. He has presented 27 papers at international conferences.

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