News, the Politics of Illusion

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Longman, 1988 - Social Science - 216 pages

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How media make the news this book about media news serves links to various political actors to appears into the network like a puppet, so the Introduction to the political information system that if ... Read full review


Messages for the Masses
How Politicians Make the News
Journalists and Political Reporting

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W. Lance Bennett is Ruddick C. Lawrence Professor of Communication and Professor of Political Science at the University of Washington, Seattle, where he is also director of the Center for Communication and Civic Engagement ( His research and writing addresses how communication processes and technologies can enhance citizen engagement with politics and social life. Bennett has received the Ithiel de Sola Pool Lectureship and the Murray Edelman Distinguished Career Award from the American Political Science Association; a Doctor of Philosophy, honoris causa, from Uppsala University; the Olof Palme Visiting Professorship in Sweden; and the National Communication Association Distinguished Scholar career award.

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