Churnalism: The Numbers…

Here’s a nice little prep for tomorrow’s panel discussion from politico.ie. It comes up with some of the same findings as the Tuppenceworth.ie’s blog paper round experiment a few years ago: The study, carried out by postgraduate students in 2010, found that between 11.6% and 21% of newspaper stories across eight major daily publications were mainly or entirely generated by public relations material, and that between 32% and 50% of all stories contained elements of public relations material. The worst …

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