Anonymous sources harm credibility of all stories

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Abstract

Findings confirm the use of anonymous sources has a negative effect on readers’ perceptions of story credibility. Stories of presumably higher quality elicited more believability toward sources who disagree with the main findings of the story.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)54-66
Number of pages13
JournalNewspaper Research Journal
Volume30
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2009

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