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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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What's Good for the Goose is Bad for the Gander: Negative Political Advertising, Partisanship, and Turnout
This study examines citizens’ perceptions of fairness and legitimacy in political advertising. Using focus groups, an original national survey, and data on election 2000, as well as drawing onExpand
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The Media and Politics
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Megamedia: How Giant Corporations Dominate Mass Media, Distort Competition, and Endanger Democracy
The March of Megamedia. Megamedia and the Meaning of Democracy. The Dominant Dozen and the Magnitude of Media Empires. Opening the Floodgates: The U.S. Telecommunications Act of 1996. MegamediaExpand
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Local News Coverage in a Social Capital Capital: Election 2000 on Minnesota's Local News Stations
This article examines local news coverage of an election in one of the nation's “social capital capitals,” Minnesota. In Minnesota, according to theorized connections between civic involvement andExpand
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Local News and Perceptions of the Rhetoric of Political Advertising
As viewer numbers of national news have declined, local news has grown in importance as a source of political information. Yet prominent research into its effects concludes that its impact onExpand
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Megamedia, the State of Journalism, and Democracy
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The Original Guitar Hero and the Power of Music: The Legendary Lonnie Johnson, Music, and Civil Rights
Lonnie Johnson (1894–1970) was a virtuoso guitarist who influenced generations of musicians from Django Reinhardt to Eric Clapton to Bill Wyman and especially B. B. King. Born in New Orleans, heExpand
Ad buys in presidential campaigns: The strategies of electoral appeal
Two approaches have dominated the study of political advertising: those based on public opinion surveys and those derived from experiments. In this paper, we propose a third perspective based on adExpand
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