A Study of the Selection of U.S. Foreign News by Three French Foreign News Editors

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The problem of this study was an analysis of the selection of news by newspaper editors in another culture. The purposes of this study were: 1. To examine the news perceptions of three French foreign news editors. 2. To discover if social forces influence the selection of news. 3. To discover if personal attitudes of a foreign news editor affects his selection of U.S. news. 4. To learn whether the institution that employs the foreign news editor affects his selection of U.S. news. 5. To find out if the societal influence to maintain cultural consensus affects selection of U.S. news ... continued below

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Norman, Elizabeth December 1973.

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The problem of this study was an analysis of the selection of news by newspaper editors in another culture.
The purposes of this study were:
1. To examine the news perceptions of three French foreign news editors.
2. To discover if social forces influence the selection of news.
3. To discover if personal attitudes of a foreign news editor affects his selection of U.S. news.
4. To learn whether the institution that employs the foreign news editor affects his selection of U.S. news.
5. To find out if the societal influence to maintain cultural consensus affects selection of U.S. news by a French foreign news editor.
6. To discover if there is a relationship between the number of news items received in a category and the selection of news items from the same category.
To carry out the purposes of this study, answers were sought to the following questions:
1. Do values of the French culture affect the selection of U.S. news items?
2. Do the three French news editors have to adjust their selection of U.S. news?
3. Do the attitudes of the French editors affect their selection of U.S. news?
4. Do the publication production problems affect the selection of U.S. news by the French editors?
5. Does the content of the wire affect the selection of U.S. news; that is, will there be a relationship between the number of items received in a category of news and the selection of news items from the same category.

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Norman, Elizabeth. A Study of the Selection of U.S. Foreign News by Three French Foreign News Editors, thesis, December 1973; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc663358/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .