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Media February 23, 2007 Media adapts content to attract audience since it doesn’t survive if public isn’t watching. How influential is the media? Selective Coverage Selective attention Selective perception Media bias: Space and time are limited for coverage…some days with more important news prevent small stories from getting covered, while some days only small stories get
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Unformatted text preview: covered. Selective attention undercuts media bias Ability to refute whats presented in the media because they already know a lot February 24, 2007 Live (upbeat, exaggerated) vs. filmed (normal, subtle) media presence Skills must adapt to the changes in media Today, nothing is privatemost are covered, especially national candidates....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSCI 100 taught by Professor Oppenheimer during the Spring '08 term at Vanderbilt.

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