ISBN-10:
0742553787
ISBN-13:
9780742553781
Pub. Date:
07/28/2006
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
The Nightly News Nightmare: Television's Coverage of U.S. Presidential Elections, 1988-2004 / Edition 2

The Nightly News Nightmare: Television's Coverage of U.S. Presidential Elections, 1988-2004 / Edition 2

by Stephen J. Farnsworth, Robert S. Lichter

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ISBN-13: 9780742553781
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 07/28/2006
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 258
Product dimensions: 7.02(w) x 9.08(h) x 0.78(d)

About the Author

Stephen J. Farnsworth is associate professor of political science at University of Mary Washington and a former newspaper journalist. S. Robert Lichter is professor of communication at George Mason University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 List of Tables Chapter 2 Acknowledgments Chapter 3 1 U.S. Presidential Elections and Television News: Studying Media Content Chapter 4 2 A Need-to-Know Basis?: Covering Issues of Substance and the Horse Race Chapter 5 3 Who Elected You?: Candidates versus Reporters Chapter 6 4 A Plague on All Your Houses: Negativity, Fairness, and Accuracy Chapter 7 5 "Nobody Does It Better"?: The Networks versus Other Campaign News Sources Chapter 8 6 Maybe Next Year?: The Future of Campaign Coverage Chapter 9 Appendix A: Campaign Information Items Used in the Content Analysis Chapter 10 Appendix B: Internet Resources on the News Media and Presidential Elections Chapter 11 References Chapter 12 Index Chapter 13 About the Authors

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