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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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Soft News Goes to War: Public Opinion and American Foreign Policy in the New Media Age
  • M. Just
  • Political Science
  • 1 March 2006
Soft News Goes to War: Public Opinion and American Foreign Policy in the New Media Age. By Matthew A. Baum. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2003. 344p. $39.95 cloth, $19.95 paper. MostExpand
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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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Framing Terrorism : The News Media, the Government and the Public
Preface Introduction 1. Framing Terrorism, Pippa Norris, Montague Kern and Marion Just I. Generating Terrorist Frames 2. Terrorism, Censorship and the 1st Amendment: In Search of Policy Guidelines,Expand
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The Local News Story: Is Quality a Choice?
The conventional wisdom about local TV news is that quality journalism does not sell and that only by focusing on crime, disasters, and other “soft news” can newscasts get good ratings. PoliticalExpand
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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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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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