Crosstalk: Citizens, Candidates, and the Media in a Presidential Campaign

  title={Crosstalk: Citizens, Candidates, and the Media in a Presidential Campaign},
  author={Dean E. Alger and Ann N. Crigler and Marion R. Just},
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 that information. Examining political advertisements, news coverage, ad watches and talk shows in Los Angeles, Boston, Winston-Salem, and Fargo/Moorhead, the authors chart the impact of different information environments on citizens and show how people developed images of candidates over the course of the… 

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