Market Size and Local Television News Judgment
The research explores market-based difference in news judgment to determine whether content is affected by size. It concluded that size and available resources do not significantly affect the types of news stories presented in stations of different market size.
Harmon, M. D. (1989). Market size and local television news judgment. Journal of Media Economics, 2(1), 15-29. doi:10.1080/08997768909358177