Feeding frenzy: how attack journalism has transformed American politics

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Free Press, 1991 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 306 pages
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Shows how attack journalism, attempts to discredit politicians due to personal behavior, has diverted the public's attention from real issues, discouraged worthy candidates, and damaged the press itself

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FEEDING FRENZY: How Attack Journalism Has Transformed American Politics

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A critical, yet ultimately plodding analysis of the media's fixation on gaffes and scandals, from Univ. of Virginia government professor Sabato (PAC Power, 1984; The Rise of Political Consultants ... Read full review

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CHAPTER 2
25
CHAPTER 3
52
CHAPTER 4
94
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Dr. Sabato is an election analyst, a former Rhodes Scholar & Danforth fellow. He has appeared on dozens of nationally broadcast television shows, including "Nightline", "Face the Nation", "The Today Show", "Good Morning America", "48 Hours", "Larry King Live", & the "Jim Lehrer News Hour". He has served on many national & state commissions & is the recipient of more than two dozen major scholarships, grants & academic awards.

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