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Spiral of Cynicism: The Press and the Public Good
This is the first study to provide conclusive evidence that the way the American news and broadcast media currently cover political issues and events directly causes increased voter cynicism andExpand
Beyond the Double Bind: Women and Leadership
"I can remember, " says lawyer Flo Kennedy, "going to court in pants and the judge remarking that I wasn't properly dressed, that the next time I came to court I should be dressed like a lawyer." ItExpand
Echo Chamber: Rush Limbaugh and the Conservative Media Establishment
Preface 1. How the Conservative Media Attack the Democratic Opposition 2. How the Conservative Opinion Media Defend Conservatism 3. Conservative Opinion Media: The Players 4. The Conservative OpinionExpand
Dirty Politics: Deception, Distraction, and Democracy
Americans in recent years have become thoroughly disenchanted with our political campaigns, especially with campaign advertising and speeches. Each year, as November approaches, we are bombarded withExpand
Eloquence in an Electronic Age: The Transformation of Political Speechmaking@@@The Electronic Commonwealth: The Impact of New Media Technologies on Democratic Politics
In a book that blends anecdote with analysis, Kathleen Hall Jamieson-author of the award-winning Packaging the Presidency-offers a perceptive and often disturbing account of the transformation ofExpand
Deeds Done in Words: Presidential Rhetoric and the Genres of Governance
""Deeds Done in Words" is an impressive piece of work. It is the first attempt to identify and assess the principal "genres" of rhetoric, and to interpret the panoply of those genres in terms of theExpand
Everything You Think You Know About Politics...and Why You're Wrong
Here, at last, is the book for anyone who ever wondered how the media extravaganzas we call political campaigns really work. Everything You Think You Know About Politics...and Why You're WrongExpand
The Treatment of Persons of Color in Local Television News
Blaming outgroups for social problems is a common discursive practice. However, it is not clear whether this discourse represents ethnocentric bias or realistic group conflict. To compare theseExpand
Presidents Creating the Presidency: Deeds Done in Words
Arguing that the presidency is not defined by the Constitution - which doesn't use the term - but by what presidents say and how they say it, "Deeds Done in Words" has been the definitive book onExpand
Television News and the Cultivation of Fear of Crime
Why has the public persisted in believing that violent crime is a widespread national problem in the U.S. despite declining trends in crime and the fact that crime is concentrated in urban locations?Expand