The Development of Television News Production and Television News as a Genre

television-news.jpg(Flanders, 1953 until 2003) (2002-2005)

Researcher(s) (other)

Lieve Desmet

Supervisors (CIMS)

Daniel Biltereyst

Funded by

Gent University Research Fund/BOF


The main research project consists of a multi-methodological research on the news production process and the development of television news as a genre by the Flemish public broadcasting corporation (1953-2003). The study is based upon original material and news scripts of the VRT Images Archives. Other topics of research are evolutions in format, contents and discourse of television news.