News, Television

Disaggregation is a best practice when explicating a concept consisting of multiple terms. News refers to the practice of gathering information and the presentation of journalistic storytelling on the major issues of the day. Television is a mass communication technology through which news content can be provided. Television news competes with other media forms (e.g., newspapers, World Wide Web, radio) for the time and attention of citizens. Television’s unique channel characteristics are defined by the moving image with an accompanying audio stream. There are several different types of television news based on varied methods of distribution (e.g., broadcast, cable), financial incentives (e.g., public, for-profit), and geographic coverage (e.g., local, national, international). Various types of mass communication can be defined as being reach media, rather ...

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