Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.21256/zhaw-2731
Publication type: Conference paper
Type of review: Not specified
Title: Objectivity in newsmaking : an argumentative perspective
Authors: Zampa, Marta
DOI: 10.21256/zhaw-2731
Proceedings: Argumentation, Objectivity and Bias : Proceedings of the 11th International Conference of the Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation (OSSA), 18-21 May 2016. Windsor, ON
Editors of the parent work: Bondy, P.
Benacquista, L.
Conference details: 11th International Conference of the Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation (OSSA), Windsor, Canada, 18-21 May 2016
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Ontario Society for the Study of Argumentation (OSSA)
Language: English
Subjects: Objectivity; Aargumentation; Newsmaking; SRG SSR
Subject (DDC): 070: News media, journalism and publishing
Abstract: Objectivity is a pivotal –  yet controversial –  concept in journalism studies. Scholars disagree on what it precisely implies and on how strictly journalists should stick to it. Adopting an argumentative perspective enables reconstructing how journalists concretely deal with the objectivity requirement, which plays the role of endoxical premise in newsroom argumentative decision-making. The selected case studies shed light on what objectivity means and how journalists achieve it in two Swiss public service television newsrooms.
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/11329
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): CC BY 4.0: Attribution 4.0 International
Departement: Applied Linguistics
Organisational Unit: Institute of Applied Media Studies (IAM)
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