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News and Current Affairs Theoretical Perspectives and the
influence of news values
Do we receive a balanced view of the world or is the news we receive systematically biased?
Journalists and editors If asked would probably argue the news media provides an accurate
reflection on what is happening in the…

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· Sensationalism: Extraordinary stories attract attention and encourage public to buy or watch
e.g. The Sun "Freddie Starr ate my hamster"
· Proximity: News stories focuses on Britain and places we have close ties with e.g. Europe, Us,
Australia. Stories of developing world are rare (usually only about wars or…

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Page 1

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News and Current Affairs Theoretical Perspectives and the
influence of news values
Do we receive a balanced view of the world or is the news we receive systematically biased?
Journalists and editors If asked would probably argue the news media provides an accurate
reflection on what is happening in the…

Page 3

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· Sensationalism: Extraordinary stories attract attention and encourage public to buy or watch
e.g. The Sun "Freddie Starr ate my hamster"
· Proximity: News stories focuses on Britain and places we have close ties with e.g. Europe, Us,
Australia. Stories of developing world are rare (usually only about wars or…

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