Professor Bob Franklin
Researchers: Lucy Bennett, Jonathan Cable, Giulia Dessi, Scott Dewey, Josh Fortey, Struan Gray, Owen Jones, Alexander Peel, Owen Roberts, Jack Williamson
Period: November 2012 to February 2013
A project on the breadth of opinion (a) in BBC coverage of religion, immigration and Britain’s relationship to Europe, and (b) in BBC, ITV and Channel 4 broadcasts, comparing 2007 to 2012
Wahl-Jorgensen, K., Sambrook, R., Berry, M., Moore, K., Garcia-Blanco, I., Kidd, J., Dencik, L., and Hintz, A (2013). The challenges of balance and impartiality in broadcast news: Findings from the BBC breadth of opinion review content analysis. Paper presented at the Future of Journalism Conference, Cardiff, September 12.