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Politics And Television Re Viewed Gladys Engel Lang

Politics And Television Re Viewed

Gladys Engel Lang

Published October 1st 1984
ISBN : 9780803923461
Paperback
221 pages
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Politics and Television Re-Viewed, a revised and updated version of the highly acclaimed Politics and Television, examines the ways in which television, through its live coverage of major political events, has shaped public images of politics andMorePolitics and Television Re-Viewed, a revised and updated version of the highly acclaimed Politics and Television, examines the ways in which television, through its live coverage of major political events, has shaped public images of politics and political personalities and, in so doing, influenced the nature and course of political life. Drawing on over thirty years of research on mass media effects, the Langs examine how television has affected such diverse political events as the 1964 presidential election, the Carter-Ford debates, and Watergate. Moving beyond their once-controversial assertion that the medium is not the message, the authors present a detailed examination of televisions role in creating the symbolic environment throu