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Author Bennett, W. Lance.

Title When the press fails : political power and the news media from Iraq to Katrina / W. Lance Bennett, Regina G. Lawrence, and Steven Livingston.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  071.30905 B439w 2007    ---  Available
Description xiii, 263 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Studies in communication, media, and public opinion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-249) and index.
Contents Introduction : The press and power -- Press politics in America : the case of the Iraq war -- The semi-independent press : a theory of news and democracy -- None dare call it torture : Abu Ghraib and the inner workings of press dependence -- The news reality filter : why it matters when the press fails -- Managing the news : spin, status, and intimidation in the Washington political culture -- Toward an independent press : a standard for public accountability -- Appendix A : Evidence suggesting a connection between Abu Ghraib and U.S. torture policy -- Appendix B : Methods for analyzing the news framing of Abu Ghraib -- Appendix C : Further findings from the content analysis -- Appendix D : Interview protocol.
Subject Government and the press -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Press and politics -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Journalism -- Objectivity -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Added Author Lawrence, Regina G., 1961-
Livingston, Steven.
ISBN 0226042847 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780226042848 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Standard No. YDXCP 2504665
NLGGC 30026447X
NZ1 11086658

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