It is a widespread myth that Danish television news is becoming more and more American in terms of contents and style. The difference between Danish and American tv-culture is considerable and Danish journalists are inspired by American journalism but only to a degree. There is a slow acceptance in Denmark of narrative and editing techiques which boost the level of energy in the telling of news whereas Danish journalists continue to be less visible than their American colleagues. (An edited version in Danish of this text is also available).
(Offentliggjort 28-04-1999 / Vidensbase om journalistik / Længere artikel)