News that matters : television and American opinion (Book, 2010) []
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News that matters : television and American opinion

News that matters : television and American opinion

Author: Shanto Iyengar; Donald R Kinder
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010.
Series: Chicago studies in American politics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated edView all editions and formats

Backed by careful analysis of public opinion surveys, the authors show how, despite changing American politics, those issues that receive extended coverage in the national news become more important  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shanto Iyengar; Donald R Kinder
ISBN: 9780226388588 0226388581
OCLC Number: 587198876
Description: x, 202 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: A primordial power? --
Pathways to knowledge: experimentation and the analysis of television's power --
The agenda-setting effect --
Vivid cases and lead stories --
Personal predicaments and national problems --
Victims of agenda-setting --
The priming effect --
Priming and presidential character --
Priming and presidential responsibility --
Victims of priming --
Electoral consequences of priming --
News that matters.
Series Title: Chicago studies in American politics.
Responsibility: Shanto Iyengar & Donald R. Kinder.


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"Because of its methodological integrity and richness, News That Matters is likely to be regarded as an impressive, possibly groundbreaking work." - New York Times Book Review "News That Matters does Read more...

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