The Impression Management Tactics of an Immigration Think Tank

  title={The Impression Management Tactics of an Immigration Think Tank},
  author={Joshua Woods and Jason Manning and Jacob Matz},
  journal={Sociological Focus},
  pages={354 - 372}
Interest groups or “think tanks” influence how people and policymakers understand public policies in part by using impression management to enhance their credibility as information sources. Using immigration policy as a case study, this research examines the impression management tactics of one interest group (the Center for Immigration Studies), compares its coverage of immigration issues to that of large-circulation U.S. newspapers, and determines the extent to which it has spread its… Expand
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