19 April Lecture 2010

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19 April Lecture 2010 14:01 The Blurring of Media and News Post-Broadcast democracy: changes in viewership Us broadcast television (1955-1990s): market-oriented, decentralized with local stations  affiliated or owned-operated by networks Commercial: ABC, NBC, CBS Commercial, non-news: Fox, The CW Public broadcasting (e.g. PBS): individual stations produce content for affiliates Rapid growth in partisan cable news networks like CNN, Fox News, MSNBC since late  1990s Decreases in incidental news exposure coincide with increases in self-selection into  news viewership “voluntary segmentation of the electorate” After the News: media regimes and the new information environment After the News : media regimes Media regime: a historically specific, relatively stable set of intuitions, norms, processes  and actors that shape the expectations and practices of media producers and  consumers held in place by the authoritative actions of government inherently political and structuring the nature of democratic politics shaped by the institutionalized practices of private corporation, universities, professional more traditionally, reflect *get rest
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