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Deliberation as drama: publicity and accountability

John Parkinson

in Deliberating in the Real World: Problems of Legitimacy in Deliberative Democracy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199291113
eISBN:
9780191604133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019929111X.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the second broad solution to the legitimacy problems: sharing arguments through the media. It sets out the structural features of the news media and shows how they filter out ... More


Smarter Ways to Fight Crime

Ted Gest

in Crime and Politics: Big Government's Erratic Campaign for Law and Order

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195103434
eISBN:
9780199833887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195103432.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

By 2001, the federal government was spending more than $5.3 billion each year to help states and cities combat crime, on top of the many billions allocated locally. In many instances, the money was ... More


The Public Intellectual versus Islam: A Year of Sex and Rhetoric

Sam Cherribi

in In the House of War: Dutch Islam Observed

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734115
eISBN:
9780199866113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734115.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter contemplates developments in ethnic political leadership, and the internal and external effects this is having on contested issues in wider European and transnational contexts, as well ... More


Fashioning Frames

Abigail C Saguy

in What's Wrong with Fat?: The War on Obesity and its Collateral Damage

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199857081
eISBN:
9780199315925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199857081.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Drawing on two different paired samples of scientific studies of obesity and news reporting on those studies, this chapter examines the respective roles played by scientific research and the news ... More


Leadership in News Institutions

Michael Schudson

in Dispersed Democratic Leadership: Origins, Dynamics, and Implications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199562992
eISBN:
9780191701856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562992.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The news media in a democracy play multiple civic roles: providing the public information relevant to their decisions as voters and their participation as citizens; keeping watch on political power ... More


The American News Media and Public Misperceptions of Race and Poverty

Martin Gilens (ed.)

in Race, Poverty, and Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095418
eISBN:
9780300129847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095418.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Americans rely heavily on the news media for information about society in general, and the media shape the public's perception of the social and political world they inhabit. This chapter ... More


Influencing politicians to implement comprehensive tobacco control: the power of news media

Simon Chapman

in Tobacco: Science, policy and public health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199566655
eISBN:
9780191594410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566655.003.0041
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a brief practitioners' guide to some fundamental principles of tobacco control advocacy in its core tasks of convincing politicians to act and supporting them when they do. ... More


Analysis of Media Concentration

Eli M. Noam

in Who Owns the World's Media?: Media Concentration and Ownership around the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199987238
eISBN:
9780190210182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987238.003.0037
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics, Economic Sociology

This chapter summarizes, presents, and analyzes data from the preceding chapters. It covers the following: convergence trends, factors for industry concentration, explanatory variables for ... More


British News Media and the Spanish Civil War: Tomorrow May Be Too Late

David Deacon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627486
eISBN:
9780748651368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627486.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The Spanish Civil War (1936–1939) was reported by some of the most eminent journalists of the twentieth century and was the subject of reportage that still endures in public memory. However, this ... More


The Consumption of Increasingly Less Diverse News Content

Pablo J. Boczkowski

in News at Work: Imitation in an Age of Information Abundance

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226062792
eISBN:
9780226062785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226062785.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter analyzes several patterns that mark the consumption of homogenized news. There is a difference between the stories consumers most frequently choose to read and the top stories provided ... More


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