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Encyclopedia of Media and Politics
by Todd Schaefer and Thomas Birkland


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The relationship between media and politics receives constant attention and creates heated debate. The Encyclopedia of Media and Politics offers an authoritative, unbiased exploration of the intersection between media and politics, from larger themes such as the role of media in civil, democratic society, to more specific topics such as media ownership and regulation.  Read more...


 
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Overview

The relationship between media and politics receives constant attention and creates heated debate. The Encyclopedia of Media and Politics offers an authoritative, unbiased exploration of the intersection between media and politics, from larger themes such as the role of media in civil, democratic society, to more specific topics such as media ownership and regulation.

The topics covered include:

  • Business and institutional aspects of the media;
  • Evolution and impact of different media including newspapers; broadcast and cable television; and new technologies;
  • Coverage of and relations with the White House, Congress, political parties, and other political institutions;
  • Legislation and court cases affecting the media;
  • Important debates, such as those over media bias and election coverage;
  • Profiles of organizations and agencies, such as the Federal Communications Commission;
  • Profiles of influential media outlets;
  • Biographies of important figures.
  • With articles contributed by scholars and practitioners, this volume provides both academic analysis and practical insights on the history, impact, and roles of the media in politics. Additional key information is provided through photographs, tables, figures, appendices, and an index. School, academic, and public libraries as well as libraries that serve media and professionals in related areas will want to acquire this important new resource for their patrons.



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    • ISBN-13: 9781568028354
    • ISBN-10: 1568028350
    • Publisher: CQ Press
    • Publish Date: October 2006
    • Page Count: 344
    • Dimensions: 10.98 x 8.74 x 1.03 inches
    • Shipping Weight: 2.36 pounds


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