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Unformatted text preview: Prime Time Activism Excerpts from book by Charlotte Ryan The mainstream mass media have historically controlled the set of facts that the public is exposed to and the way they are framed. While this has changed with the Internet, mainstream media still have great influence Activists should not treat the mass media as the exclusive way to reach audiences. Alternative media are very important, as are direct organizing campaigns. However, the mainstream media remain a crucial arena in which social movement activists must vie for influence under difficult conditions. To successfully work within mainstream media, social movement activists need to understand how media operates, including opportunities and constraints. Four models of media discussed by Ryan Gatekeeping/organizational model p. 11 Propaganda model p. 14 Cultural studies model p. 18 Constructionist model p. 22 Framing What is a frame?What is a frame?...
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