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IPolitics : citizens, elections, and governing in the new media era

Author: Richard Logan Fox; Jennifer M Ramos
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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"IPolitics provides a current analysis of new media's effect on politics. Politicians rely on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube to exercise political power. Citizens around the world also use these tools to vent political frustrations, join political groups, and organize revolutions. Political activists blog to promote candidates, solicit and coordinate financial contributions, and provide opportunities for volunteers.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Logan Fox; Jennifer M Ramos
ISBN: 9781107015951 1107015952 9781107667655 1107667658
OCLC Number: 734002299
Description: xviii, 303 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: politics in the new media era / Richard L. Fox and Jennifer M. Ramos --
Section I. The Shifting Media Universe and News Consumers: 1. More sources, better informed public? new media and political knowledge / Zoe M. Oxley; 2. Rethinking television's relationship to politics in the post-network era / Jeffrey Jones; 3. Interplay: political blogging and journalism / Richard Davis --
Section II. Campaigns and Elections in the New Media Environment: 4. YouTube and TV advertising campaigns: Obama versus McCain in 2008 / Anne Crigler, Marion Just, Lauren Hume, Jesse Mills, and Parker Hevron; 5. The rise of web campaigning in Finland / Tom Carlson and Kim Strandberg; 6. E-campaigns in Old Europe: observations from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland / Urs Gasser and Jan Gerlach --
Section III. Civic Mobilization and Governance in the New Information Age: 7. Preaching to the choir or converting the flock: presidential communication strategies in the age of three medias / Matthew A. Baum; 8. Twitter and Facebook: new ways for members of Congress to send the same old messages? / Jennifer L. Lawless; 9. The dog that didn't bark: Obama, Netroots Progressives, and healthcare reform / Matthew R. Kerbel; 10. New media and political change: lessons from internet users in Jordan, Egypt, and Kuwait / Deborah L. Wheeler and Lauren Mintz.
Responsibility: [edited by] Richard L. Fox, Jennifer M. Ramos.

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iPolitics describes the ways in which new media innovations change how politicians and citizens engage the political arena.  Read more...

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'A lively collection of essays exploring digital media and politics in the United States as well as comparatively. iPolitics covers a wide range of crucial topics, from political knowledge and Read more...

 
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