Mass Media and American Politics

Mass Media and American Politics

Author: Doris Appel Graber

Publisher: CQ Press

ISBN: 1544390939

Category: Mass media

Page:

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"A comprehensive, trusted core text on media's impact on attitudes, behavior, elections, politics, and policymaking, Mass Media and American Politics is known for its readable introduction to the literature and theory of the field, and for staying current with each new edition on issues of new and social media, media ownership, the regulatory environment, infotainment, and war-time reporting. Written by the late Doris Graber--a scholar who has played an enormous role in establishing and shaping the field of mass media and American politics--and now lead by Johanna Dunaway, this book has set the standard for the course"--

New Media and American Politics

New Media and American Politics

Author: Richard Davis

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 9780195120608

Category: Social Science

Page: 322

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Examines the effect on modern politics of the new media, which include talk radio, tabloid journalism, television talk shows, entertainment media, and computer networks. The text discusses the new media's cultural environment, audience, and content.

Mass Media and Politics

Mass Media and Politics

Author: Jan E. Leighley

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division

ISBN: UOM:39015060364281

Category: Political Science

Page: 306

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The author models the discussion of each topic in this text on the social scientific process by asking if theories exists to explain personal observations in politics and the media and if there is evidence to support the theories. End-of-chapter Active Learning exercises provide real-world examples of important concepts and ask students to collect and analyze data from various print and electronic media sources. The text includes an entire chapter on agenda setting—the media's ability to insert issues into public consciousness or increase perceived importance—which illuminates the related concepts of priming and framing.

Mass Media and American Politics

Mass Media and American Politics

Author: Johanna Dunaway

Publisher: CQ Press

ISBN: 9781544391014

Category: Political Science

Page: 728

View: 650

A comprehensive, trusted core text on media’s impact on attitudes, behavior, elections, politics, and policymaking, Mass Media and American Politics is known for its readable introduction to the literature and theory of the field, and for staying current with each new edition on issues of new and social media, media ownership, the regulatory environment, infotainment, and war-time reporting. Written by the late Doris Graber--a scholar who has played an enormous role in establishing and shaping the field of mass media and American politics--and now lead by Johanna Dunaway, this book has set the standard for the course. New to this edition: Extensive coverage of political misinformation - the role changing communication technologies and mass media more generally are playing in its consumption and dissemination, as well as how the press is handling and should handle reporting on political misinformation, especially as it pertains to the presidency, elections, and crises like Covid-19. Updated coverage of the role social media and other popular digital platforms are playing (or not playing) in the effort to stop the spread of mis- and dis-information on their platforms, with special attention to both foreign and domestic efforts to use these platforms to incite violence, cause confusion about, and/or encourage distrust in, democratic institutions. Expanded treatment of rising affective, social, and ideological polarization in politics, with a special focus on whether and how mass media are contributing to these forms of polarization. New updates on causes and consequences of expanding news deserts, declining local news, and rampant growth of hedge-fund media ownership. Up to date coverage of what researchers are learning about the implications of growth in digital, social and mobile media use. What does it mean for attention to news and politics?

Mass Media and American Politics

Mass Media and American Politics

Author: Doris A. Graber

Publisher: CQ Press

ISBN: 9781506340241

Category: Political Science

Page: 410

View: 978

"Mass Media and American Politics is the most comprehensive and best book for political communication. This text has made it easy for my students to learn about research and theory related to political journalism and the political communication system in America. It has great utility and insight while being comprehensive but not overwhelming for students." —Jason Martin, DePaul University Known for its readable introduction to the literature and theory of the field, Mass Media and American Politics is a trusted, comprehensive look at media′s impact on attitudes, behavior, elections, politics, and policymaking. This Tenth Edition is thoroughly updated to reflect major structural changes that have shaken the world of political news and examines the impact of the changing media landscape. It includes timely examples from the 2016 election cycle to illustrate the significance of these changes. This classic text balances comprehensive coverage and cutting-edge theory, shows students how the media influence governmental institutions and the communication strategies of political elites, and illustrates how the government shapes the way the media disseminate information. Written by Doris A. Graber—a scholar who has played an enormous role in establishing and shaping the field of mass media and American politics—and Johanna Dunaway, this book sets the standard. FREE POSTER: Fact or Fiction? Use this checklist to avoid the pitfalls posed by the rise of fake news

Mediapolitik

Mediapolitik

Author: Lee Edwards

Publisher: CUA Press

ISBN: 0813209927

Category: Political Science

Page: 380

View: 158

This title seeks to show that the mass media can either enrich or enslave the human spirit, depending upon their moral foundation. If the media follow a liberal democratic model, they contribute to a free society. If they follow an authoritarian or totalitarian model they can perpetuate a regime.