Encyclopedia of media and politics

Encyclopedia of media and politics

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The topics covered include: - Business and institutional aspects of the media; - Evolution and impact of different media including; - Newspapers; - Broadcast and cable television; - New technologies. - Coverage of and relations with the White House, Congress, political parties, and other political institutions; - Legislation and court cases affecting the media; - Important debates, such as those over media bias and election coverage; - Profiles of organizations and agencies, such as the Federal Communications Commission; - Profiles of influential media outlets; - Biographies of important figures.Adapted from Political Handbook of the World, 2007 (Washington, D.C.: CQ Press, 2007). ... Gannett newspapers have the largest combined circulation (7.6 million as of 2004), followed by the Tribune Company ... Also in 2000 Gannett acquired Central Newspapers, Inc. (owner of six papers, including the Arizona Republic and the Indianapolis Star), for $2.6 billion. ... On April 26, 2006, it announced that the San Jose Mercury News, Contra Costa Times, Monterey Herald, and St. Paulanbsp;...

Title:Encyclopedia of media and politics
Author:Todd Michael Schaefer, Thomas A. Birkland
Publisher:Cq Pr - 2007


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