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Media in American Politics Contents and Consequences

ISBN-10: 0321077776

ISBN-13: 9780321077776

Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)

Authors: David L. Paletz

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David Paletz, Media in American Politics: Contents and Consequences, 2nd Edition*\ Praised for its strong research base, engaging writing style and inclusion of popular culture, the Second Edition comprehensively examines media and American politics with new discussion on the Internet, Election 2000, and important trends in the field. Includes examples and discussions of Election 2000. Extensive Internet discussions have been added to 13 of the 15 chapters. A comprehensive analysis of the media's effects on public policy is included. Thoroughly discusses neglected topics such as the police, pornography, terrorism and violence. For those interested in media and politics.
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Book details

List price: $131.40
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/26/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Preface
The Media
Introduction
Approach
Political Contents in The Media
Political Contents in Movies
Political Humor
New Technology
Media Modes
Advertising
Television
Radio
Music
Newspapers
Magazines
Books
Movies
Internet
Globalization and Market Domination
News
Journalists
Criteria
Acquisition
Conversion
Presentation
Purveyors
Trends
Internet
Restraints
Information
Constraints on Content
Special Restraint Cases
Violence against the Press
Internet
The People
Reception
Powerful Media
Weak Media
Purposive Audience
Active Audience
Processing Media Content
Recall
Political Socialization
Children
Women
African Americans
Homosexuals
Violence
Public Opinion
Background
Effects of the Media on Public Opinion
Coverage of Polls in the Media
Internet
Political Participation
Forms of Participation
Media's Effects on Political Participation
Pseudoparticipation
Media Coverage of Social Movements
Media Coverage of Violent Participation
Internet
The Intermediaries
Interest Groups and Political Parties
Approach
The Media
Common Cause
Interest Groups' Media Tactics
The Media and Political Parties
Internet
Campaign and Elections
Campaign Elements
Media Involvement
Internet
The Government
Congress
Media Portrayal
Using the Media
Local Media
Internet
The Presidency
Expectations
Presidents and the Media
Media Coverage
President Reagan and the Media
President George Bush and the Media
President Clinton and the Media
Internet
Bureaucracy
Bureaucracy-Media Interaction
The Police
False Nuclear Alerts--A Case Study
Wars
Internet
Judiciary
Nomination of Clarence Thomas
The Supreme Court
State Courts
Cameras in the Courtroom
Internet
Public Policy
Policymaking
The Media
Policy Stages
Two Case Studies
Foreign Policy
Internet
Conclusions
The Internet
Commentary
Ideology
Placement
Newspapers
Columnists
Radio
Call-In Shows
Noncommercial Radio
Television
Political Interview Shows
Newsmagazines
Partisan Programs
Pundits
Talk Shows
Magazines
Movies on Congress
The Campaign
Political Ambition
Congressional Processes
Congressional Committees
House Committee on Un-American Activities
Members Outside the Institution
Index