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Parachute journalism: the damage wrought by regional stereotypes

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Lundstrom, Marjie (main author / Senior Editor, Sacramento Bee)
Format:
Article
Publication Date:
2001-12-07
URL:
http://www.poynter.org/content/content_view.asp?id=4682
Published:
USA
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois Box: 148
Subject Term:
coverage, image, mass media, media effectiveness, reporting, rural areas, rural communities, rural people, rural-urban difference
Notes:
8 pages, Author criticizes the "often distorted accounts of places and the people who live there." Cites, as an example, the stereotypical media coverage of farming, farmers and Midwestern culture.