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Unformatted text preview: • Equal Time Rule • Miami Herald v. Tornillo (1974) • types of media stories • ideological biases in different media formats • loaded language • trial balloon • public beliefs about media accuracy • the “maxims” of media relations • media coverage of the president • adversarial press • media coverage of Congress • sensationalism in the press (what it is, effects on politics) • government as news sources • on the record, off the record, on background, and on deep background • changes in press coverage of candidates over time • what “new” or alternative media contribute to political discourse • explanations for news leaks...
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course GPOSC 225 taught by Professor Sulfaro during the Fall '07 term at James Madison University.
- Fall '07