Mass Media and American Politics

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Congressional Quarterly Incorporated, 1997 - Mass media - 428 pages
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In this latest edition of a highly praised book, Graber covers a broad range of subjects with three focal points: the mass media and their place in the public and private sectors; the media and their impact on individuals' attitudes and perceptions; and media coverage of governmental institutions and political situations.

Cyberspace and other technological developments are bringing the worlds of mass media and government closer together. Understanding how mass media and American government impact each other requires an understanding of their functions and structures.

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Once upon a time, I taught a college course on Mass Media and Politics. Guess what? This was the text that I most commonly used to organize the course (I used a number of supplemental textbooks as ... Read full review

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One of the most influential books I have read, and also one that as the world gets smaller can apply to more then just America. While the book was written years ago (when I first read it), I feel it ... Read full review

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Contents

Media Power and Government Control
1
Ownership Regulation and Guidance
33
Press Freedom and the Law
58
Copyright

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Doris A. Graber, professor of political science at the University of Illinois at Chicago, is the recipient of the American Political Science Association Goodnow Distinguished Service Award. She is author or editor of thirteen books, most recently "Media Power in Politics and Information Management in the Public Sphere,

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