Managing the news refers to acts which are intended to influence the presentation of information within the news media. The expression managing the news is often used in a negative sense.
An example cited by the Communication, Cultural and Media Studies infobase concerns the February 1996 Scott report on arms sales to Iraq. In the United Kingdom, the report was given early to certain officials.
People or organizations who wish to lessen the publicity concerning bad news may choose to release the information late on a Friday, giving journalists less time to pursue the story.
Staying "on message" is a technique intended to limit questions and attention to a narrow scope favorable to the subject.
North Korean propaganda showing a soldier destroying the United States Capitol building. ... Public relations (PR) deals with influencing public opinion, through the presentation of a clients image, message, or product. ... Ad Council Americas Army, video game produced by the U.S. government with the stated aim of encouraging players to become interested in joining the U.S. Army. ...
News management entry from the Communication, Cultural and Media Studies infobase, part of Cultsock
News can be reported by a variety of sources, such as newspapers, television and radio programs, wire services, and web sites.
News reporting is a type of journalism, typically written or broadcast in news style.
In democracies, news organizations are often expected to aim for objectivity: Reporters try to cover all sides of an issue without bias, as compared to commentators or analysts, who provide opinion or personal point-of-view.
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