Media Power in Politics: Myths and Realities

Media Power in Politics: Myths and Realities

by Doris A. Graber
     
 
Although there may not be a consensus on what the media's role in politics is or should be, it is clear that the media's pervasive influence has profoundly changed politics in America. In this collection of 37 essays (15 of them new to this edition), Graber explores the history of mass media and its ability to shape political agendas. The new essay titles include,

Overview

Although there may not be a consensus on what the media's role in politics is or should be, it is clear that the media's pervasive influence has profoundly changed politics in America. In this collection of 37 essays (15 of them new to this edition), Graber explores the history of mass media and its ability to shape political agendas. The new essay titles include, Open Season: How the News Media Cover Presidential Campaigns in the Age of Attack Journalism and I Am on TV, Therefore I Am.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780871872852
Publisher:
Congressional Quarterly, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/1984
Pages:
348

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