Negative media reporting

Other Names:
Excessive portrayal of negative information by the media
Media negativism
Media emphasis on bad news
Excessive unsupportive criticism by the media
Excessive portrayal of destabilizing information by the media
Media negativity
Negative press coverage of government

In 1993 it was reported that 60% of comments by nonpartisan sources were unfavourable to government and that this was consistent with a long-term trend reflecting a shift from descriptive to interpretative styles of reporting. Another study confirmed that from 1960 to 1990 portrayal of politicians has grown increasingly negative.

Related Problems:
Negative effects of rejection
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST