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Everything you think you know about politics... and why you're wrong
Éditeur Basic Books
Année cop. 2001
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Everything you think you know about politics... and why you're wrong
With a new preface
1 vol. (XXXII-287 p.) : ill. ; 23 cm
Bibliogr. p. 267-277. Index
Classification Dewey
324.709 73
Part 1. The content and effects of campaigns. Do campaigns matter? ; The morning after : do politicians keep their promises? ; Who's to blame? Is the perception gap in the campaigns, media coverage, or both? ; What is happening now? The quality of campaign discourse ; What should we really expect? How they talk to us ; Do the quotes of scholars add anything different to the news? ; Are voters smarter than pundits, the press, and scholars about attack in politics? ; Was voter turnout in 1996 the lowest since 1924? ; The gender gap in political knowledge : are women less knowledgeable than men about politics? ; Part 2. Candidate advertising. Does political advertising affect turnout? If so, how, when, and for whom? ; Are attack ads necessarily negative? ; Does attack advertising affect turnout? ; Does attack advertising create a backlash? Mobilize the other side? Depress or increase support by those of the same party? Who attacked more in ads in 1996, Clinton or Dole? ; Do adwatches backfire? ; Part 3. Issue-advocacy advertising. Do issue ads work? If so, when? ; Part 4. The influence of news. The Test Ban Treaty and the 2000 campaign ; Does local television news inform as well as local newspapers? ; Do newspaper endorsements matter? Do politicians speak for themselves in newspapers and on television? ; Why winning a presidential general-election debate has little to do with performance ; Is there anything new to learn in debates? Do voters learn from them? ; Has the average length of a candidate's statement in news dropped since 1968? ; Does local television news shape our views of those of other races? A case study in perception and accuracy in news media and their audience ; Is the press biased? Was the New York Times biased against Dole in 1996? Is press coverage conservative or liberal? ; Who sets the print media agenda? A case study focusing on the New York Times ; Does the winning candidate's agenda match the electorate's more closely than the losing candidate's? ; How does reporting of poll results affect campaign coverage?
A media expert and network commentator examines the welter of misinformation--generated by politicians and the media alike--that surrounds political campaigns
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