An Analysis of Magazine News and Editorial Coverage of the 1973 Chilean Military Coup

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The study focused on the positive or negative direction shown in 57 articles from ten English-language magazines covering the 1973 military coup in Chile, September 1 to December 31, 1973, inclusive. Magazines chosen were from the fields of news, religion, opinion, and business. Direction was determined by comparing individual thought units within articles against a category table comprising mutually exclusive pairs of thought units. Directional value of each article was determined by positive and negative ratios. Results showed a wide variation in scores, with news magazines adhering most closely to the objective ideal. Recommendations for further study included long-term study ... continued below

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Hunnicutt, Robert W. August 1976.

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The study focused on the positive or negative direction shown in 57 articles from ten English-language magazines covering the 1973 military coup in Chile, September 1 to December 31, 1973, inclusive. Magazines chosen were from the fields of news, religion, opinion, and business. Direction was determined by comparing individual thought units within articles against a category table comprising mutually exclusive pairs of thought units. Directional value of each article was determined by positive and negative ratios. Results showed a wide variation in scores, with news magazines adhering most closely to the objective ideal. Recommendations for further study included long-term study of single magazines or classes of magazines for direction, and an expanded mathematical analysis.

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Hunnicutt, Robert W. An Analysis of Magazine News and Editorial Coverage of the 1973 Chilean Military Coup, thesis, August 1976; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc504442/: accessed August 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .