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Common knowledge : news and the construction of political meaning
Photo opportunities, ten-second sound bites, talking heads and celebrity anchors: so the world is explained daily to millions of Americans. The result, according to the experts, is an ignorantExpand
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Crosstalk: Citizens, Candidates, and the Media in a Presidential Campaign
This analysis of the 1992 US presidential campaign looks at how citizens use information in the media to make their voting decisions and how politicians and the media interact to shape thatExpand
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The affect effect : dynamics of emotion in political thinking and behavior
Passion and emotion run deep in politics, but researchers have only recently begun to study how they influence our political thinking. Contending that the long-standing neglect of such feelings hasExpand
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Is Negative Advertising Effective for Female Candidates?
Female candidates sometimes are discouraged from negative campaigning because they would risk voter backlash by defying gender stereotypes. In this experiment, a negative television campaignExpand
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The Three Faces of Negative Campaigning: The Democratic Implications of Attack Ads, Cynical News, and Fear-Arousing Messages
“Negative campaigning” is widely deplored by journalists and the public. Commonly, the term negative campaigning refers to critical statements or visuals of political candidates, institutions,Expand
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'It's Trending on Twitter' - An Analysis of the Twitter Manipulations in the Massachusetts 2010 Special Senate Election
The 2010 Massachusetts Special Senate Election -- a precursor to the current high stakes congressional campaigns -- was characterized by millions of dollars in outside funding, an advertising blitz,Expand
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Discordant discourse : campaign news, candidate interviews and political advertising in the 1992 campaign
Discordant Discourse; ompaign News, Candidate Interviews and Political Advertising in the 1992 Campaign Marion Just Wellesley College Ann Crigler University of Southern California Tami Buhr HavardExpand
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Television Sound and Viewer Perceptions
The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of changes in audio quality on viewer perceptions of television, particularly on viewers' evaluations of content and technical quality. Expand
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Voice, Substance, and Cynicism in Presidential Campaign Media
This study evaluates the emphasis and tone of press coverage of the 1992 U.S. presidential campaign and explores the extent to which candidates were given the opportunity to speak for themselves inExpand
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The Psychology of Political Communication
Rather than taking a traditional view of media influence flowing over a relatively passive audience, the contributors to this volume of essays treat political communication as an interactive processExpand
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