Covering American Politics in the 21st Century [2 volumes]: An Encyclopedia of News Media Titans, Trends, and Controversies

Covering American Politics in the 21st Century [2 volumes]: An Encyclopedia of News Media Titans, Trends, and Controversies

by Lee Banville

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Covering American Politics in the 21st Century [2 volumes]: An Encyclopedia of News Media Titans, Trends, and Controversies by Lee Banville

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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440835520
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/31/2016
Pages: 753
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 2.30(d)

About the Author

Lee Banville is associate professor of journalism at the University of Montana, Missoula, MT.

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