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"News That Matters does matter, because it demonstrates conclusively that television newscasts powerfully affect opinion. . . . All that follows, whether it supports, modifies, or challenges their conclusions, will have to begin here."—Aaron Wildavsky, The Public Interest

"Because of its methodological integrity and richness, News That Matters is likely to be regarded as an impressive, possibliy grounbreaking work."—Neil Postman, New York Times Book Review

Book News Annotation:

A paper reprint of the 1987 clothbound edition. Using sophisticated and innovative experiments that unobtrusively altered the order and emphasis of news stories in selected broadcasts, the authors tested the reactions of a cross-section of issues that receive extended coverage in national news become more important to viewers, while those that are ignored lose credibility.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

1. A Primordial Power?

2. Pathways to Knowledge: Experimentation and the Analysis of Television's Power

3. The Agenda-Setting Effect

4. Vivid Cases and Lead Stories

5. Personal Predicaments and National Problems

6. Victims of Agenda-Setting

7. The Priming Effect

8. Priming and Presidential Character

9. Priming and Presidential Responsibility

10. Victims of Priming

11. Electoral Consequences of Printing

12. News That Matters

Appendix A

Appendix B

Notes

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780226388571
Subtitle:
Television and American Opinion
With:
Kinder, Donald R.
With:
Kinder, Donald R.
Author:
Iyengar, Shanto
Author:
Kinder, Donald R.
Publisher:
University Of Chicago Press
Location:
Chicago :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Public opinion
Subject:
Mass Media - Electronics Media
Subject:
Television broadcasting of news
Subject:
Television - History & Criticism
Subject:
Television broadcasting
Subject:
Television and politics
Subject:
Public opinion -- United States.
Subject:
General Political Science
Subject:
Media Studies - Electronic Media
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1
Series:
American Politics and Political Economy Series
Series Volume:
libro no. l.
Publication Date:
March 1989
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
5 figures, 33 tables
Pages:
196
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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