This encyclopedia provides a real-world guide to American political journalism and news coverage in the 21st century, from the most influential media organizations and pundits to the controversies and practices shaping modern-day political journalism.
• Offers impartial and objective coverage of the largest and most influential individuals and organizations in American political media
• Explores the ways in which public officials and political activists attempt to spin news coverage
• Shares in-depth surveys of hot-button issues concerning the practice of both journalism and politics in the modern era
• Includes hard-hitting primary documents from well-known political and media figures that provide perspectives on what happens when the worlds of news and politics collide
• Pulls from journalistic and scholarly work as well as firsthand accounts from biographies and official statements to illuminate the intersection of media and politics for readers
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About the Author
Lee Banville is associate professor of journalism at the University of Montana, Missoula, MT.