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The Resource Soft News Goes to War : Public Opinion and American Foreign Policy in the New Media Age

Soft News Goes to War : Public Opinion and American Foreign Policy in the New Media Age

Label
Soft News Goes to War : Public Opinion and American Foreign Policy in the New Media Age
Title
Soft News Goes to War
Title remainder
Public Opinion and American Foreign Policy in the New Media Age
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The American public has consistently declared itself less concerned with foreign affairs in the post-Cold War era, even after 9/11, than at any time since World War II. How can it be, then, that public attentiveness to U.S. foreign policy crises has increased? This book represents the first systematic attempt to explain this apparent paradox. Matthew Baum argues that the answer lies in changes to television's presentation of political information. In so doing he develops a compelling "byproduct" theory of information consumption. The information revolution has fundamentally changed the way the
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baum, Matthew A.
Dewey number
  • 070.1
  • 070.1/95
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN4888 .T4 B34 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Magazine format television programs
  • Television broadcasting of news
  • United States
  • Magazine format television programs
  • Television broadcasting of news
  • United States
  • Journalism & Communications
  • Journalism
Label
Soft News Goes to War : Public Opinion and American Foreign Policy in the New Media Age
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Chapter One: War and Entertainment; Chapter Two: Soft News and the Accidentally Attentive Public; Chapter Three: "I Heard It on Oprah"; Chapter Four: Bringing War to the Masses; Chapter Five: Tuning Out the World Isn't as Easy as It Used to Be; Chapter Six: Rallying Round the Water Cooler; Chapter Seven: Soft News and World Views: Foreign Policy Attitudes of the Inattentive Public; Chapter Eight: Soft News, Public Opinion, and American Foreign Policy: The Good, the Bad, and the Merely Entertaining; Notes; References; Index
Control code
757261043
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (368 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283291026
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)757261043
Label
Soft News Goes to War : Public Opinion and American Foreign Policy in the New Media Age
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Chapter One: War and Entertainment; Chapter Two: Soft News and the Accidentally Attentive Public; Chapter Three: "I Heard It on Oprah"; Chapter Four: Bringing War to the Masses; Chapter Five: Tuning Out the World Isn't as Easy as It Used to Be; Chapter Six: Rallying Round the Water Cooler; Chapter Seven: Soft News and World Views: Foreign Policy Attitudes of the Inattentive Public; Chapter Eight: Soft News, Public Opinion, and American Foreign Policy: The Good, the Bad, and the Merely Entertaining; Notes; References; Index
Control code
757261043
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (368 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283291026
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)757261043

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