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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 muchExpand
Agenda setting function of mass media
Public relations practitioners have long attempted to persuade publics through mass media campaigns. Social scientists, likewise, have searched for the most persuasive mix of messages and media. MostExpand
A Look at Agenda-setting: past, present and future
Ten US presidential elections ago in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, the agenda of issues that a small group of undecided voters regarded as the most important ones of the day was compared with the ne...
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.Expand
Agenda-setting Effects of Business News on the Public's Images and Opinions about Major Corporations
Although the agenda-setting effects of the news media on people's attention to, comprehension of, and opinions about topics in the news primarily have been studied in political communicationExpand
Media Salience and the Process of Framing: Coverage of the Columbine School Shootings
This study examines how the media can build a news event's salience by emphasizing different aspects of the event during its life span. A two-dimensional measurement scheme is proposed as aExpand
Setting the Agenda: The Mass Media and Public Opinion
Dedication Title page Copyright page Boxes Preface 1: Influencing Public Opinion Our pictures of the world Contemporary empirical evidence The accumulated evidence Cause and effect A newExpand
Candidate Images in Spanish Elections: Second-Level Agenda-Setting Effects
Traditional agenda-setting theory is about the influence of mass media on the public's focus of attention, who and what people are thinking about. The expanded theory of agenda setting tested hereExpand