New Media and American Politics

New Media and American Politics

by Richard Davis
     
 

New Media and American Politics is the first book to examine the effect on modern politics of the new media, which include talk radio, tabloid journalism, television talk shows, entertainment media, and computer networks. Authors Davis and Owen discuss the new media's cultural environment, audience, and content, before going on to evaluate its impact on everything… See more details below

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New Media and American Politics is the first book to examine the effect on modern politics of the new media, which include talk radio, tabloid journalism, television talk shows, entertainment media, and computer networks. Authors Davis and Owen discuss the new media's cultural environment, audience, and content, before going on to evaluate its impact on everything from elections to policy making to the old media itself.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195120608
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/28/1998
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)
Lexile:
1430L (what's this?)

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Table of Contents

1. Defining the New Media
2. An Environment for the New Media
3. Talking Politics
4. Showing Politics: Tabloid Journalism and Entertainment Television
5. Typing Politics: Computer Networks
6. The Audiences
7. Audience Attitudes
8. Shaping Old Media
9. Shaping Presidential Campaigns
10. Shaping the Policy Agenda
11. Popular Voice or Demagogic Tool

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