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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2021, 4(11); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2021.041114.

The transformation of journalistic authority and expertise in three specific dimensions: Telegraph, Tabloidisation and Citizen Journalism


Hu Nan

Corresponding Author:
Hu Nan

Communication University of China, Nanjing 211172, China


In this essay, key transformations will be discussed in terms of three specific dimensions: telegraph, tabloidsation and citizen journalism. The implications of how these transformed the role and performance of journalism will also be discussed. It will be argued through the essay that the development of the telegraph, tabloidsation and citizen journalism leads to the rise of journalistic authority and expertise, especially in terms of journalistic objectivity and professionalism. As a result, more a more comprehensive understanding emerged about how these implications impact the performance and role of journalism. This essay will use a combination of literature analysis and case studies for its research methods.


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Hu Nan. The transformation of journalistic authority and expertise in three specific dimensions: Telegraph, Tabloidisation and Citizen Journalism. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2021) Vol. 4, Issue 11: 70-73. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2021.041114.


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