The Mass Media's Political Agenda-Setting Power

@article{Walgrave2008TheMM,
  title={The Mass Media's Political Agenda-Setting Power},
  author={Stefaan Walgrave and Stuart Soroka and Michiel Nuytemans},
  journal={Comparative Political Studies},
  year={2008},
  volume={41},
  pages={814 - 836}
}
Do mass media determine or codetermine the political agenda? Available answers on this question are mixed and contradictory. Results vary in terms of the type of political agenda under scrutiny, the kind of media taken into account, and the type of issues covered. This article enhances knowledge of the media's political agenda-setting power by addressing each of these topics, drawing on extensive longitudinal measures of issue attentiveness in media, Parliament, and government in Belgium in the… 

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