News Balance Rhetoric: The Fraser Institute's Political Appropriation of Content Analysis

Robert A. Hackett, William O. Gilsdorf, Philip Savage

Abstract


Abstract: The Fraser Institute's bulletin On Balance, which offers monthly content analyses of news, is critically examined. Methodological, conceptual and epistemological problems are discussed, as well as a rhetorical mode of reporting results which implies a politicized interpretation of news. Résumé: On fait la critique du bulletin de l'Institut Fraser, On Balance, qui offre des analyses mensuelles du contenu des nouvelles. On discute les problémes de méthodologie, de conceptualisation, et d'épistémologie, et même que le mode rhétorique de rapporter les résultats qui implique une interprétation politique des nouvelles.

Keywords


Content Analysis/Fraser Institute; Mass Media

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22230/cjc.1992v17n1a646

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