Letters to the Editor: Audiences and Publics

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Playing a relevant role as a forum for public debate within press publications, letters to the editor are a complex social space highly mediated by newsroom routines. Although they are less studied than other topics within journalism studies, letters' significance can be related to the history of the press, its relationship to democracy and citizenship, newsroom practices, and cultural construction of the public.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe International Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies
EditorsTim P. Vos, Folker Hanusch, Dimitra Dimitrakopoulou, Margaretha Geertsema-Sligh, Annika Sehl
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781118841570
ISBN (Print)9781118841679
Publication statusPublished - 29 Apr 2019


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