Unformatted text preview: coverage. The news media try to acquire and transmit the type of information desired by their audiences. The power struggle between politicians and the press has evolved over time and across situations. In some settings, particularly the partisan press era, parties and politicians can dictate much of the content of political news. In other settings, particularly in the era of the newspaper barons, the media hold greater sway over the news. However, despite politicians' and the media's best efforts to the contrary, most of the time neither can get what it wants without at least some help from the other....
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This note was uploaded on 06/25/2008 for the course SGIS 201 taught by Professor Rubenzer during the Summer '08 term at University of South Carolina Beaufort.
- Summer '08