The News Media: Its Role as a Source of Information and News to Active Political Party Members

Condé Grondin, Deirdre Grondin

Abstract


Abstract:
The relative contribution of several sources of
information in providing information and news
about the political affairs of New Brunswick to
"active'' political party members is explored.
As well, differences between the two major
linguistic groups (French and English) of New
Brunswick in their usage of news media to obtain
political information are illustrated.


Résumé:
Nous faisons une reconnaissance de la
contribution respective de différentes sources
d'information utilisées par des adhérents
"actifs'' de partis politiques pour obtenir de
l'information et des nouvelles à propos des
affairs politiques du Nouveau Brunswick. Aussi,
différences entre les deux groupes linguistiques
(francophone et anglophone) de la province dans
le processus de se procurer cette information
sont illustrées.

Keywords


News media; New Brunswick politics; News coverage/French/English

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22230/cjc.1991v16n3a622

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