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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


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


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


Bridging State and Society: The Origins of 1970s Congressional Reform

Julian E. Zelizer

in Governing America: The Revival of Political History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150734
eISBN:
9781400841899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150734.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the origins of congressional reform in the 1970s and how the struggle over institutional reform during the period presents historians an excellent opportunity to reconceptualize ... 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


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


The Work of News in an Age of Information Abundance

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/9780226062785.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter discusses the empirical examination of the production, products, and consumption of news and the dynamics of imitation. It examines a reduction in content diversity with respect to the ... 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 role of the media in women’s penal reform1

Gemma Birkett

in Women and Criminal Justice: From the Corston Report to Transforming Rehabilitation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447319306
eISBN:
9781447319320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319306.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

While there exists a broad political consensus about the unnecessary overuse of short custodial sentences for non-violent women a number of obstacles to the successful realisation of this strategy ... More


Organizing, Recruiting, and Canvassing

William H. Lawson

in No Small Thing: The 1963 Mississippi Freedom Vote

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496816351
eISBN:
9781496816399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816351.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter Three explores the organizing, recruiting, and canvassing of the Freedom Vote and covers the months of August, September, and October of 1963, when the campaign evolved from an idea to a ... More


Informational Demands for News: Agenda Setting and Audience Influence

Joseph E. Uscinski

in The People's News: Media, Politics, and the Demands of Capitalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760338
eISBN:
9780814762868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760338.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the development of media effects research. It examines how demands for information influence not only the content of news but also the ability of the news to influence the ... More


Media, Propaganda, Consensus and the Soviet Union, 1941–8

John Jenks

in British Propaganda and News Media in the Cold War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623143
eISBN:
9780748651344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623143.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter investigates the gyrations of British propaganda and media from the 1941 forging of the Anglo-Soviet alliance, through the wartime honeymoon and into the post-war deterioration of the ... More


Patient Mortality in Medical Tourism: Examining News Media Reports of Deaths Following Travel for Cosmetic Surgery or for Bariatric Surgery

Leigh Turner

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/9780199917907.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter describes twenty-seven reported cases of medical tourists who died during or shortly after undergoing cosmetic surgery or bariatric surgery abroad since 1993. It limits the analysis to ... More


Electioneering and the Media

Andrew Thorpe

in The British General Election of 1931

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202189
eISBN:
9780191675195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202189.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

How did the politicians' messages reach the voters? This chapter seeks to answer this question, first by reference to the political parties' own electioneering, and secondly, by analysis of the news ... More


Introduction: When More Becomes Less

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/9780226062785.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter presents an introduction to print and news media and other alternative platforms for news production and distribution on the Web and citizen media sites. It describes two leading online ... More


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