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US elections and mainstream media: go online for the real story

Beckett, Charlie (2008) US elections and mainstream media: go online for the real story. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (04 Jun 2008). Website.

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It’s no surprise that Americans are turning to new media for proper coverage of the Presidential elections this year. Mainstream US political journalism is not inspiring. The main network shows are very narrow and the cable channels are frantic and often shallow. Newspapers like the New York Times give good analysis but overall there is much more debate and policy detail online.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2008 The Author(s)
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Date Deposited: 23 May 2017 10:07
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 21:21

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