Why People Hate Politics Blame journalism the isn't

Hart, Peter
August 2007
Extra! Update;Aug2007, Vol. 20, p4
The article provides information on the role of the members of the media in politics. Reporters have generally focused on the campaign fundraising and on the personal activities of political candidates during the initial days of the 2008 Presidential campaign in the U.S. The author stresses that the coverage provided by the media reflects the significance of campaign journalism in introducing political process to the public as it offers limited resemblance to the information about the candidates' position that the public wants to be familiarized of. An overview of the U.S. politics is offered.


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