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Lecture notes - 6. Grabber compares civic journalism to...

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News media public opinion and domestic policy 1. Senators get more coverage than reps 2. Leadership get the most coverage 3. C-span: watched by leadership and staff mostly 4. Websites for candidates are useful for reporters, constituents. lobbyists and special interest groups 5. Even when reporting on Congress journalists are still looking for the same thing
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Unformatted text preview: 6. Grabber compares civic journalism to muckraking 7. Three forms of muckraking 1. Simple model: report story arouse public opinion fix problem 2. Leaping impact: muckraking when elements are skipped over example elected official responds to a story on its own 3. Truncated model: when sequence stalls before corrective policies are taken...
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2010 for the course SMPA 120 taught by Professor Catherines.bailard during the Fall '09 term at GWU.

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