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Congress and the media : beyond institutional power

Author: Danielle Vinson
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Over the last four decades, members of Congress have increasingly embraced media relations as a way to influence national policymaking and politics. In 1977, nearly half of congressional members had no press secretary. Today, media relations is a central component of most congressional offices, and more of that communications effort is directed toward national media, not just the local press. Arguing that members
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Danielle Vinson
ISBN: 9780190632250 0190632259
OCLC Number: 984744733
Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: --
List of Illustrations --
Acknowledgements --
1 Introduction: Congress Goes Public --
2 Four Decades of Going Public in Congress --
3 Why Congressional Members Go Public --
4 New Paths to Influence: Broadcast and New Media --
5 Congress Responds to the President: the Case of Social Security Reform --
Co-authored with Megan S. Remmel --
6 Overcoming Institutional Weakness: the Congressional Black Caucus Goes Public --
7 A Tale of Two Senators: Adapting Public Strategies to Different Goals --
8 The Possibilities and Limits of Going Public in Congress --
Appendix --
References --
Index.
Responsibility: C. Danielle Vinson.

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Members of Congress have increasingly embraced media relations to influence policymaking. In Congress and the Media, Vinson argues that congressional members use the media to supplement their formal  Read more...

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