U.S. Elections: Behind the Scenes: the Media and Elections
Analysis of the media’s impact on the vote.

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The Medium and the Message : Television Advertising and American Elections by Goldstein, Kenneth
Notes: These essays were taken from a conference on political advertising sponsored by the Pew Charitable Trusts.
Reading Level: Adult
ISBN: 0131777742
Publisher: Pearson/Prentice Hall
Published: 2004
Pages: 164
Callnumber: 324.7309 M469A
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Sneaking Into the Flying Circus : How the Media Turn Our Presidential Campaigns Into Freak Shows by Pelosi, Alexandra
Notes: The author gives a non-network, behind-the-scenes view of the 2004 presidential elections, along with critiques of the "circus".
Reading Level: Adult
ISBN: 0743263049
Publisher: Free press
Published: 2005
Pages: 299
Callnumber: 324.7309 P367S
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Pulp Politics : How Political Advertising Tells the Stories of American Politics by Richardson, Glenn W.
Notes: The author disagrees with the common notion that political advertising destroys true democracy. He posits that popular culture is an essential foundation for political campaigns.
Reading Level: Adult
ISBN: 0742500993
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Published: 2003
Pages: 161
Callnumber: 324.7309 R394P
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True Enough : Learning to Live in a Post-Fact Society by Manjoo, Farhad
Notes: The author explores the phenomenon that people often seek out others who mirror their own opinions rather than exploring the facts. Examples are cited from presidential election politics, American history, and the media.
Reading Level: Adult
ISBN: 9780470050101
Publisher: Wiley
Published: 2008
Pages: 2008
Callnumber: McN
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Tragedy and Farce : How the American Media Sell Wars, Spin Elections, and Destroy Democracy by Nichols, John
Notes: Nichols is a correspondent for the Nation and McChesney is a communications professor. Among other topics, the book explores the effect of the Internet on presidential politics.
Reading Level: Adult
ISBN: 1595580166
Publisher: W. W. Norton
Published: 2005
Pages: 211
Callnumber: 302.2309 N517t