Case studies on corruption involving journalists: Executive Summary

This case studies report aims to contextualize the key findings the previous content analysis of the coverage of corruption and related topics that are part of the deliverable WP6.1. The latter was a typical quantitative study conducted on a very large corpus of data. It offered, in a comparative perspective, very interesting insights into how the news media covers topics of corruption. It was mostly a descriptive study that has produced a number of more general interpretative hypotheses on the representations of corruption as well as on the possible uses of news media coverage as an instrument to curb corruption.

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