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Media bias in presidential election coverage, 1948-2008 : evaluation via formal measurement

Author: Dave D'Alessio
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, 2012.
Series: Lexington studies in political communication.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Media Bias in Presidential Election Coverage 1948-2008, Dave D'Alessio employs meta-analytic techniques to examine whether there are partisan biases in coverage of Presidential election campaigns in newspapers, on TV, and in the news magazines. This study further analyses the four essential natures of news media: as journalistic entities, property, businesses, and political actors. Aggregating the results of 99  Read more...
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Media bias in presidential election coverage, 1948-2008
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, 2012.
(DLC) 2012000539
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dave D'Alessio
ISBN: 9780739164761 0739164767 9781280659041 1280659041 9786613635976 6613635979
OCLC Number: 782923557
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 144 p.).
Contents: On the nature of media bias --
Forces acting on the news --
The challenges of measuring bias --
Are the media biased --
Myths and realities of coverage --
Conclusions, caveats, and ruminations.
Series Title: Lexington studies in political communication.
Responsibility: Dave D'Alessio.

Abstract:

In Media Bias in Presidential Election Coverage 1948-2008, Dave D'Alessio employs meta-analytic techniques to examine whether there are partisan biases in coverage of Presidential election campaigns in newspapers, on TV, and in the news magazines. This study further analyses the four essential natures of news media: as journalistic entities, property, businesses, and political actors. Aggregating the results of 99 previous studies, D'Alessio scrutinizes bias claims in news media, and why political candidates consistently.

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D'Alessio provides important perspective on a critical issue in presidential politics. Media Bias in Presidential Election Coverage, as a whole, presents one of our most comprehensive works on the Read more...

 
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