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Media power in politics

Author: Doris A Graber
Publisher: Washington, DC : CQ Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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Once again, Doris Graber brings readers the most thought-provoking and recent scholarship about the actual power of the media in the real world of politics. With approximately 35 essays, half of them new to this edition, the selections reflect the latest changes in American politics, in American media platforms, and in the interactions between political actors and journalists.Examining these changes and assessing  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Doris A Graber
ISBN: 9781604266108 1604266104
OCLC Number: 632227722
Description: xi, 466 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: How information shapes political institutions / Bruce Bimber --
Documenting the persuasive power of the news media / Jonathan McDonald Ladd and Gabriel S. Lenz --
Why democracies need an unlovable press / Michael Schudson --
Political communication : old and new media relationships / Michael Gurevitch, Stephen Coleman, and Jay G. Blumler --
Losing the news : the future of the news that feeds democracy / Alex S. Jones --
What amateur journalism means for international affairs / Steven Livingston, Kaye Sweetser Trammell and David D. Perlmutter --
What moves public opinion? / Benjamin I Page, Robert Y. Shapiro, and Glenn R. Dempsey --
Disdaining the media : the American public's changing attitudes toward the news / Paul Gronke and Timothy Cook --
How soft news brings policy issues to the inattentive public / Matthew A. Baum --
News coverage effects of public opinion about crime / Frank D. Gilliam Jr. and Shanto Iyengar --
Wanted, dead or alive : media frames, frame adoption, and support for the war in Afghanistan / Jill A. Edy and Patrick C. Meirick --
Audience fragmentation and political inequality in the post-broadcast media environment / Markus Prior --
News and the visual framing of elections / Maria Elizabeth Grabe and Erik Page Bucy --
Learning about the Candidates / Darrell M. West --
The miscast institution / Thomas E. Patterson --
New media and the revitalization of politics / Rachel Gibson --
Electing the president 2008 : the insiders' view / Nicolle Wallace and Anita Dunn --
Open season : how the news media cover presidential campaigns in the age of attack journalism / Larry J. Sabato.
Responsibility: edited by Doris A. Graber.
Local System Bib Number:
1841872

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Once again, Doris Graber brings readers the most thought-provoking and recent scholarship about the actual power of the media in the real world of politics. With approximately 35 essays, half of them  Read more...
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