A Case Study: How to Get on (or Stay off) the Front Page Academic Article uri icon


  • This exploratory study finds that editors generally agree about the attributes that front page stories should possess, but not all editors agree with the story selections produced by budget meetings. The editors who disagree most, supervise their own sections and shield their best stories from being picked for the front page.

published proceedings

  • Newspaper Research Journal

author list (cited authors)

  • Sumpter, R. S

citation count

  • 4

complete list of authors

  • Sumpter, Randall S

publication date

  • June 2000