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Re: Recognized credibility

Posted by R. Berg on June 19, 2003

In Reply to: Recognized credibility posted by Mei on June 19, 2003

: Hi.

: Could anyone help me with the following paragraph? I do not quite understand.

: A number of research studies show that in order to achieve the recognized credibility required to be a legitimate or trustworthy candidate for the purpose of appropriation within the news net, individuals or groups attempting to mobilize alternative definitions of the situation are often forced to accommodate or adapt to the narrow confines of legitimized topic parameters.

: Thanks a lot.

This is a clearer version of what I think that writer was trying to say: "If you want to be taken seriously, you have to pretend to think like everybody else."