News That Matters: Television and American Opinion

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University of Chicago Press, 1988 - Performing Arts - 187 pages
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"News That Matters does matter, because it demonstrates conclusively that television newscasts powerfully affect opinion. . . . All that follows, whether it supports, modifies, or challenges their conclusions, will have to begin here."—Aaron Wildavsky, The Public Interest

"Because of its methodological integrity and richness, News That Matters is likely to be regarded as an impressive, possibliy grounbreaking work."—Neil Postman, New York Times Book Review
  

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About the author (1988)

Shanto Iyengar teaches political science and communications at Stanford University. He has authored or edited several books, includingNews That Matters, Is Anyone Responsible? and Explorations in Political Psychology. Iyengar is also a guest columnist for washingtonpost.com.

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