Journalism’s ‘dirty data’ below researchers’ radar

Marcus Messner, Bruce Garrison

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This study reviews the uses of and problems with databases used in reporting, including errors and the lack of effort to repair them. Scholars and professionals, despite the serious ramifications, pay little attention to the problems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)88-100
Number of pages13
JournalNewspaper Research Journal
Issue number4
StatePublished - Sep 1 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Communication


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