Peepshow: Media and Politics in an Age of Scandal / Edition 1

Peepshow: Media and Politics in an Age of Scandal / Edition 1

by Larry J. Sabato, Mark Stencel, Robert S. Lichter
     
 

The line dividing public life and private behavior in American politics is more blurred than ever. When it comes to questions about sex, substance abuse, and family life, anything goes on the political desk in many newsrooms, including uncorroborated hearsay disguised as news. Peepshow looks behind the scenes at news coverage of political scandals, analyzing what gets… See more details below

Overview

The line dividing public life and private behavior in American politics is more blurred than ever. When it comes to questions about sex, substance abuse, and family life, anything goes on the political desk in many newsrooms, including uncorroborated hearsay disguised as news. Peepshow looks behind the scenes at news coverage of political scandals, analyzing what gets reported, what doesn't, and why. The authors talk with top news editors to get a fix on what will make the evening news and what we're likely to read about in the next campaign season.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742500105
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.34(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Scene of the Crime Chapter 2 Precedent Chapter 3 Motive Chapter 4 Unindicted Coconspirators Chapter 5 Out of Order Chapter 6 The Verdict Chapter 7 The Muck Stops Here Chapter 8 Exhibit A: Case Studies Chapter 9 Exhibit B: In Their Own Defense

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