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The Power of News

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PAPERBACK

$38.00 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674695870

Publication Date: 09/01/1996

Short

288 pages

6 x 9 inches

World

  • Introduction: News as Public Knowledge
  • I. The News in Historical Perspective
    • 1. Three Hundred Years of the American Newspaper
    • 2. The Politics of Narrative Form
    • 3. Question Authority: A History of the News Interview
    • 4. What Is a Reporter?
  • II. Myths of Media Power
    • 5. Trout or Hamburger: Politics and Telemythology
    • 6. The Illusion of Ronald Reagan’s Popularity with Elliot King
    • 7. Watergate and the Press
  • III. Citizenship and Its Discontents
    • 8. National News Culture and the Informational Citizen
    • 9. Was There Ever a Public Sphere?
    • 10. The News Media and the Democratic Process
  • Notes
  • Credits
  • Index

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