Pattern of Journalistic Analysis in Media Text: Major and Minor Elements
Author: Mariam Gersamia
Every seasoned journalist has an agenda and uses various puzzle pieces to construct and present their analysis properly, but even when the story seems reader-oriented, it might still leave the reader with a sense that something is missing from the analysis. In essence, this something is identifiable in media-text and actually consists of specific missing pieces. There have concrete definitions, such as explanation, background, statistics, quotes, argument, fact-based prognosis, and evaluation. The survey seeks to demonstrate what's missing from analysis in two periodicals. As this paper has shown, the missing elements in the abovementioned Georgian media-outlet are " explanation " and " evaluation ". The research goals are to identify: Elements of journalistic analysis in media-text and categorize them as Major and Minor elements; What the pattern of well-structured analysis looks like according to The Economist (UK) and Tabula Magazine (Geo). A comparison of the patterns of The Economist (UK) and Tabula Magazine (Geo) shows what is missing from analysis.