Title

Grammar, spelling error rates persist in digital news

Source of Publication

Newspaper Research Journal

Abstract

© 2017 NOND of AEJMC. Researchers have long investigated error rates in news stories and their impact on media credibility. This new research explores spelling and grammar error rates in the digital era and their association with reported credibility. Results show basic errors in spelling and grammar persist in digital news; however, their influence on perceived credibility is not so straightforward.

Document Type

Article

First Page

316

Last Page

327

Publication Date

9-1-2017

DOI

10.1177/0739532917722766

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