The Nighlty News Nightmare

Professor Stephen Farnsworth of the University of Mary Washington talked about his book, The Nightly News Nightmare: Media Coverage of U.S. Presidential… read more

Professor Stephen Farnsworth of the University of Mary Washington talked about his book, The Nightly News Nightmare: Media Coverage of U.S. Presidential Elections, 1988-2008, which he co-authored with Professor S. Robert Lichter of George Mason University. In the book, the authors examine news coverage of presidential nominations and election campaigns from 1988 to 2008. The book focuses on changes in the amount, tone and focus of news coverage in these different electoral contests. This interview took place at C-SPAN in Washington, D.C.

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The Nighlty News Nightmare

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Program ID:
314606-1
Category:
Interview
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 21, 2013 | 7:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 22, 2013 | 10:25am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Sep 21, 2013 | 7:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 22, 2013 | 10:25am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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