Media Power in PoliticsBook - 2007
Readings are divided into six parts, each covering an important facet of American politics. Part I deals with mass media effects in general. Parts II through V explore the influence of mass media on political perceptions and opinions, on presidential and referendum elections, on participants within and outside the political power structure, and on the formation and implementation of domestic and foreign policies. Part VI examines private and public efforts in the United States and abroad to control the impact of mass media and to shape media offerings. Graber provides introductions to each part and headnotes for each selection.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, c2007
Edition: 5th ed
Characteristics: x, 454 p. : ill. ; 23 cm