Posted by Henry on June 13, 2003
In Reply to: New frames posted by Bob on June 13, 2003
: : Hi,
: : I have some difficulty in understanding the following entences. Could anyone give me a hand?
: : 1. The subject of often intense negotiation between journalists and their editors, as well as their sources, news frames help to render an infinity of noticeable details into practicable repertoires.
: : 2. The invocation of a news frame is not to be viewed as a means to preclude the encoding of information which might explicit politicize the seemingly impartial definitions of social reality of offer.
: : Thanks a lot.
: I'm here to offer this bit of condolence: I am a native English speaker, a professional writer, former teacher of English, author of books and articles - and those two sentences are horrendous. I find them impenetrable; the author should be punished.
Yes, he should have his poetic licence withdrawn!
Within the organisation - TV or the press - there seems to be an agreed protocol on how to present the news called the news frame. Can anyone offer further advice?