Edited For Television: Cnn, Abc, And The 1992 Presidential Campaign, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Edited For Television

Cnn, Abc, And The 1992 Presidential Campaign, 1st Edition

By Matthew Robert Kerbel


246 pages

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This book discusses the words and pictures that constituted coverage of the 1992 presidential campaign on ABC and CNN. It addresses the implications of the news product for the viewing audience and the impact of the forces that create television news on the political system.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction Part I: The 1992 Campaign: Pictures on Television 2. Cable Versus Broadcast Coverage: Form and Content 3. Covering the Coverage: The Self as News 5. Issues and Nonissues: Bread and Circuses 6. Horserace and Image: Waiting for Perot 7. Individuals, Institutions, and Relationships: Stuck in Concrete 8. Analysis and Description: "A Philosophical Difference" Part II: The 1992 Campaign: Pictures of Television 9. The Newsroom, the Field, and the Campaign 10. News Structures: "I'm Too Old for This!" 11. Newsmaking Routines: "This is Not Brain Surgery" 12. Newsworker Orientations: "Inside the Bubble" 13. Breaking the Rules Part III: Conclusions 13. The Public as Political News Consumers 14. Television as a Political Institution

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