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Media Coverage of Immigration and White Partisanship: with Hans Hassell

Marisa Abrajano and Zoltan L. Hajnal

in White Backlash: Immigration, Race, and American Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164434
eISBN:
9781400866489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164434.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the role of news media in driving white fears regarding immigration. In particular, it explores the relationship between media coverage of immigration and aggregate shifts in ... More


Downs Meets the Press: How Party Systems Shape the News

Matthew A. Baum and Philip B. K. Potter

in War and Democratic Constraint: How the Public Influences Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164984
eISBN:
9781400866472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164984.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the validity of the “Downsian Premise,” which states that democratic multiparty systems tend to engender political coverage that is more diverse, more policy-centric, and more ... More


Relying on Others: An Essay in Epistemology

Sanford C. Goldberg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199593248
eISBN:
9780191594625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593248.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

This book concerns the role others play in our attempts to acquire knowledge of the world. Two main forms of this reliance are examined: testimony cases, where a subject aims to acquire knowledge ... More


Blind Spot: When Journalists Don't Get Religion

Paul Marshall, Lela Gilbert, and Roberta Green-Ahmanson (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374360
eISBN:
9780199871902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374360.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book analyzes media coverage of major news stories in which religion is a major component and recounts how journalist often miss, or misunderstand, these stories because they do not take ... More


If That Were True I Would Have Heard about it by Now

Sanford C. Goldberg

in Relying on Others: An Essay in Epistemology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199593248
eISBN:
9780191594625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593248.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, General

This chapter examines beliefs formed on the basis of one's expectation that if things were not so, one would have heard about it by now. It is argued that a proper reliabilist assessment of these ... More


Oil and Water: Media Lessons from Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Andrea Miller, Shearon Roberts, and Victoria LaPoe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039720
eISBN:
9781626740174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039720.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores the media experiences of the dual disasters to hit the Gulf Coast within five years, Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Disaster. The disaster journalism is compared ... More


The Rape of the Central Park Jogger

Lynn S. Chancer

in High-Profile Crimes: When Legal Cases Become Social Causes

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226101125
eISBN:
9780226101132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226101132.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter analyzes the Central Park jogger case in New York which involved the rape and assault of a young woman on April 19, 1989. It examines the media coverage and public reactions to the case ... More


“God Bless the Media”: Negotiating News Coverage

Jody Lyneé Madeira

in Killing McVeigh: The Death Penalty and the Myth of Closure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796108
eISBN:
9780814724545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796108.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on media coverage of suspects in the Oklahoma City bombing, their motivations, their families, and their life histories. It suggests that Timothy McVeigh was counting on the ... More


5 “God Bless the Media”: Negotiating News Coverage

Jody Lyneé Madeira

in Killing McVeigh: The Death Penalty and the Myth of Closure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796108
eISBN:
9780814724545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796108.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on media coverage of suspects in the Oklahoma City bombing, their motivations, their families, and their life histories. It suggests that Timothy McVeigh was counting on the ... More


The media and the Prostitution Reform Act

Lisa Fitzgerald and Gillian Abel

in Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423344
eISBN:
9781447303664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423344.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter examines the role of the media in the context of the implementation of the 2003 Prostitution Reform Act (PRA). It determines whether the media coverage of the PRA reinforced existing ... More


Observing Bioethics

Renee C. Fox and Judith P. Swazey

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195365559
eISBN:
9780199851881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365559.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This book examines the history of bioethics as a discipline related not only to modern biology, medicine, and biotechnology but also to the core values and beliefs of American society and its courts, ... More


Framing the Trial of the Century: Influences of, and on, International Media

Klaus Bachmann

in The Milošević Trial: An Autopsy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199795840
eISBN:
9780199345274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795840.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the factors that contributed to the deterioration of the ICTY's public image during the Milošević trial and the choices that media outlets made based on those factors. It ... More


Mediating elections in ireland: evidence from the 2011 general election

Eoin O’Malley, Roddy Flynn, Iain McMenamin, and Kevin Rafter

in Political Communication in the Republic of Ireland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380277
eISBN:
9781781381564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380277.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter argues that the issue of media influence on Irish elections is very much an open question. It sets out the main arguments about election campaigns and media coverage in the literature ... More


Marijuana and the Media: Science, Propaganda, and Sloppy Reporting in the U.S. News Media

Bruce Mirken

in Pot Politics: Marijuana and the Costs of Prohibition

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195188028
eISBN:
9780199893577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188028.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology

The contentiousness of the marijuana debates has contributed to the way prohibitionists and reformers frame their arguments and present their data. One of the most accessible and persuasive sources ... More


Changing Patterns in Political Communication

Dieter Ohr

in Political Leaders and Democratic Elections

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199259007
eISBN:
9780191803406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199259007.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the empirical basis of hypotheses on personalization and presidentialization with respect to election campaigns and the media coverage of politics. It begins by presenting some ... More


Canadian Print News Media Coverage of Medical Tourism: Examining Key Themes and Ethical Gaps

Valorie A. Crooks, Jeremy Snyder, Leigh Turner, Krystyna Adams, Rory Johnston, and Victoria Casey

in The Globalization of Health Care: Legal and Ethical Issues

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917907
eISBN:
9780199332878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917907.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter provides a media content analysis of Canadian print media depictions of medical tourism. It describes how the lack of reliable information in these sources about the numbers and ... More


Introduction

Andrea Miller, Shearon Roberts, and Victoria LaPoe

in Oil and Water: Media Lessons from Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039720
eISBN:
9781626740174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039720.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Gulf Coast history did not begin with Hurricane Katrina, nor does it end with the Deepwater Horizon Oil Disaster. This chapter explores the timelines of the two events and gives an introductory ... More


The Trial in Television America

in The Trial in American Life

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226243252
eISBN:
9780226243283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226243283.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Disdainful intellectual elites call television a “boob tube” and “chewing gum for the brain,” while media specialists counter by claiming that television is “the foremost medium for cross-demographic ... More


Representation of Africa in the Western Media: Challenges and Opportunities

John Kiarie Wa’Njogu

in Media and Identity in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635221
eISBN:
9780748653010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635221.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter discusses the neglect and/or negative portrayal of Africa by Western media, Africa's contribution to its negative coverage and possible corrective measures, arguing that the immensity of ... More


Gay Marriage in an Era of Media Visibility

Leigh Moscowitz

in The Battle over Marriage: Gay Rights Activism through the Media

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038129
eISBN:
9780252095382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038129.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This book examines how media coverage helped to define and shape the gay marriage debate as well as gay rights activism during the period 2003–2012. Through an analysis of media reports and in-depth ... More


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