Spot: The Rise of Political Advertising on Television

Spot: The Rise of Political Advertising on Television

by Edwin Diamond, Stephen Bates
     
 

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'The Spot will go a long way toward helping the reader understand the televised political advertising that's about to swamp us.' -The Washington Post  See more details below

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'The Spot will go a long way toward helping the reader understand the televised political advertising that's about to swamp us.' -The Washington Post

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Brief explanations of popular words and expressions in American English that derive from terms associated with sports, games, and recreation. The entries (some 1,700) are arranged alphabetically by first word. At the end of the book a separate section classifies the metaphors according to the sports from which they originate. **** New edition of a careful analysis that, in an earlier incarnation, was endorsed by BCL3. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780262540438
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
04/01/1986
Pages:
432

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"The Spot will go a long way toward helping the reader understand the televised political advertising that's about to swamp us."—Washington Post

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Stephen Bates, a lawyer, is a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. He is the author of If No News, Send Rumors: Anecdotes of American Journalism.

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