News quality: A comparative research on the news reports of public and private regional televisions in Spain

TítolNews quality: A comparative research on the news reports of public and private regional televisions in Spain
Tipus de publicacióJournal Article
Year of Publication2016
AutorsGómez-Domínguez, P, C Paredes, A, S Baselga, V, L Gómez, S
JournalCuadernos.info
Edició38
Date Published10/2016
Paraules clauBalearic Islands, Canary Islands, Castile and Leon, content analysis, Navarre, News quality, news reports, regional channels
Resum

This work have the overall goal of creating a tool to assess the quality of information in news broadcasts of four Spanish regional TVstations, based on the following indicators: formal features, topic construction and prioritization, agenda, newsworthiness, typology and treatment, and geographical distribution. A content analysis with its own matrix of variables is applied on a sample of 32 prime time news broadcasts and 1327 units. The utility of the matrix for evaluating the quality of information is tested. The analysis detects, for the examined stations, a tendency towards an infotainment model, with peculiar dynamics depending on ownership

DOI10.7764/cdi.38.741
Short TitleCalidad informativa: un estudio comparativo de los servicios informativos de las televisiones autonómicas públicas y privadas en España