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AS3217 U.S. Media & Public Policy
Semester 2 2000-2001
A/P Ian Gordon
AS7/02-29
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Lecture 7
The Impact of Television on Politics and Policy Formation


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Senator Joseph McCarthy


 

Reading:
Albert Fried, editor, McCarthyism: the Great American Red Scare (New York: Oxford University Press, 1997), Chapter 9. NUS Library Holdings
Lawrence K. Grossman, "The Electronic Republic," in Ray Eldon Hiebert editor, Impact of Mass Media: Current Issues (New York: Longman, 1999). NUS Library Holdings
Richard Harwood, "The Alienated American Voter: Are the News Media to Blame?," in Ray Eldon Hiebert editor, Impact of Mass Media: Current Issues (New York: Longman, 1999). NUS Library Holdings

Additional:
Nancy E. Bernhard, U.S. Television News and Cold War Propaganda, 1947-1960 (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999). NUS Library Holdings
Julio Borquez, "Newsmaking and Policymaking: Steps toward a Dialogue" in Robert J. Spitzer editor,  Media and Public Policy (Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 1993). NUS Library Holdings
Richard Davis, The Press and American Politics: the New Mediator (Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1996), Chapters Eleven and Twelve. NUS Library Holdings
Sam Tanenhaus, "Un-American Activities," New York Review of Books, 48 (November 30, 2000): 22-27. Web version
Jacob Weisberg, "Cold War Without End,"  New York Times Magazine (November 28, 1999) Web version

Links will be added to the following after lectures:
Lecture Outline
Study Guide

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