Hidden agendas : how journalists influence the news (eBook, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Hidden agendas : how journalists influence the news

Hidden agendas : how journalists influence the news

Author: Lydia A Miljan; Barry Cooper
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2003
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

A controversial study showing how the political beliefs of journalists significantly affect the ideological slant of the news, skewing it further to the left than the political stance of the average  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lydia A Miljan; Barry Cooper
ISBN: 9780774851879 0774851872 077481019X 9780774810197
OCLC Number: 896991402
Awards: Short-listed for Donner Prize, Donner Foundation 2004 (Canada)
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 212 p.) illustrations
Contents: PrefacePart 1: Context1 Why Journalists?2 Why the News?3 Are Journalists Agents of Control or of Change?Part II: Data4 Who Staffs Canada's Media?5. Climate Change and Content AnalysisPart III: Issues6 Economic Issues7 Partition of Quebec8 The Courts and Social Issues9 Conclusions
Responsibility: Lydia Miljan and Barry Cooper


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Hidden Agendas lays out the pervasive liberal-left bias in most big-city newsrooms. It should be a wake-up call for reporters and editors who believe themselves to be objective, but aren't. -- Lorne Read more...

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