Politics on Demand: The Effects of 24-Hour News on American Politicsby Alison Dagnes
Pub. Date: 03/23/2010
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
• Interviews with C-SPAN CEO Brian Lamb, Time magazine's TV critic James Poniewozak, Saturday Night Live Weekend Update head/i>/i>
This riveting book provides a nonpartisan examination of how the technological changes and financial imperatives of the media have led to an entertainment-driven news system poorly suited to report on American politics.
• Interviews with C-SPAN CEO Brian Lamb, Time magazine's TV critic James Poniewozak, Saturday Night Live Weekend Update head writer Alex Baze, and others shed light on today's media• A chronology examines the technological progression of the American media and the financial developments of media corporate ownership over the past 50 years
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