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Speech Notes Critiques of Political Campaign Coverage Issues: reporter don’t push hard enough for details on positions are ask tuff questions about major issues Agenda: reporters need to assume a role in setting camping agenda instead of being a means of transmission or distribution of releases candidates put out Pseudo event: staged event to attack media attention Photo Op: a staged photogenic event to attract media attention Interpretation: reporters need explain, interpret and analyze what is going on for its audience
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Unformatted text preview: • Inside coverage: cover the machinery of campaigns, who’s running things & how • Polling: reporters should report on competing polls other than their own; ask the same questions over time for consistency • Depth: reporters need to offer more than what voters can see for themselves add dimensions that are not redundant • Instant Feedback : reporters analyze incoming messages to identify a trend; makes for good TV but is a questionable indicator of public opinion...
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2011 for the course SPCH 1101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Georgia State.

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