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In choosing and displaying news, editors, newsroom staff, and broadcasters play an important part in shaping political reality. Readers learn not only about a given issue, but also how much
The Evolution of Agenda-Setting Research: Twenty-Five Years in the Marketplace of Ideas
Communication scholars frequently invoke the concept of a marketplace of ideas during discussions about speechmaking, the diversity of media content and voices, and related First Amendment issues.
New Directions in Agenda-Setting Theory and Research
As agenda-setting theory moves toward its 50th anniversary, its productivity in the past and at present augurs a highly promising future. In this essay, the original theorists trace the development
Network Issue Agendas on Twitter During the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election
Support for agenda melding is found and the Network Agenda Setting (NAS) model is validated through a series of computer science methods with large datasets on Twitter, which demonstrates that during the 2012 U.S. presidential election, distinctive audiences “melded” agendas of various media differently.
Communication and democracy : exploring the intellectual frontiers in agenda-setting theory
Contents: Prologue: "The Game Is Afoot." Part I: The Pictures in Our Heads. S. Ghanem, Filling in the Tapestry: The Second Level of Agenda-Setting. T. Takeshita, Exploring the Media's Roles in
The Function of Mass Media Agenda Setting
This study, a statewide follow-up to the original 1968 Chapel Hill, N.C., agenda-setting study published in 1972 in Public Opinion Quarterly, used poll and content analysis data to compare media use