|THE ENCROACHMENT OF TABLOIDIZATION ON THE MEDIA|
|Written by GEORGE LAZAROIU|
ABSTRACT. Fox maintains that the journalists' narrative is not a free choice but one guided by institutions, routines and conventions. Barnhurst observes that news stories have become generally longer, more analytical, and focused on interpretation. As Postman puts it, television's information paradigm is altering the meaning of being informed. Picard maintains that the amount of news the public desires and the way it is consumed vary widely.
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