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Why journalists covered syria the way they did: on the role of economic, social and cultural capital

Abstract:

While recent decades have seen the rise of a vast body of work on war reporting, there have been few sociological explanations of why journalists deal with challenging situations in particular ways. This article contributes to bridging the gap between practice-based studies of war reporting and general sociological studies of journalism as a profession, by providing a systematically sociological account of the factors that influenced how the Syrian conflict was covered by Dutch and Flemish re...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1177/1464884915620271

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
International Development
Role:
Author
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Journalism Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
05
Pages:
609-625
Publication date:
2015-12-15
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EISSN:
1741-3001
ISSN:
1464-8849
Pubs id:
pubs:1001487
URN:
uri:42f56406-b783-48bc-a7ce-91920ad3692f
UUID:
uuid:42f56406-b783-48bc-a7ce-91920ad3692f
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pubs:1001487

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