Searching, Selecting, and Verifying: Online Journalistic Sourcing Strategies | Amsterdam University Press Journals Online
2004
Volume 52, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 1384-6930
  • E-ISSN: 1875-7286

Abstract

Samenvatting

Deze studie onderzoekt hoe Nederlandse journalisten, zowel studenten journalistiek als ervaren journalisten, online bronnen zoeken, selecteren en verifiëren. We laten aan de hand van een kwantitatieve observatiestudie met studenten journalistiek en interviews met ervaren journalisten zien dat zoekstrategieën sterk worden beïnvloed door de manier waarop de zoekmachine potentiële bronnen sorteert en rangschikt. De uiteindelijke selectie van bronnen blijft relatief traditioneel, gericht op oude media en hun websites. De resultaten suggereren daarnaast dat journalisten geen expliciete maar vooral hybride verificatiemethoden gebruiken.

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