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Jamieson, Kathleen Hall

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Packaging the presidency : a history and criticism of presidential campaign advertising by Kathleen Hall Jamieson( Book )

42 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 2,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This new edition covers such issues as the new forms of exposition created by cable television that so powerfully affected the 1992 campaign. The wide variety of venues, including MTV and the Nashville Network, coupled with almost daily appearances on morning talk shows, afforded candidates the ability to reach audiences by the millions in "news-ads" that served as free extended commercials. Jamieson points out the success of Ross Perot's unconventional revival of the thirty-minute program spot and the increasing prevalence of "adwatchs," in which the press polices the fairness and accuracy of campaign accusations. And we see how campaign intrigue reached a new high with satellite tracking that allowed candidates to capture copies of ads as they went on the air. "We would put ads on the satellite that we weren't going to run," recalls Clinton campaign manager James Carville, "just to freak them out
The Obama victory : how media, money, and message shaped the 2008 election by Kate Kenski( )

14 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barack Obama's stunning victory in the 2008 presidential election will go down as one of the more pivotal in American history. Given America's legacy of racism, how could a relatively untested first-term senator with an African father defeat some of the giants of American politics? In The Obama Victory, Kate Kenski, Bruce Hardy, and Kathleen Hall Jamieson draw upon the best voter data available, The National Annenberg Election Survey, as well as interviews with key advisors to each campaign, to illuminate how media, money, and messages shaped the 2008 election. They explain how both sides work
Presidential debates : the challenge of creating an informed electorate by Kathleen Hall Jamieson( )

23 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 2,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Echo chamber : Rush Limbaugh and the conservative media establishment by Kathleen Hall Jamieson( )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 2,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... A provocative analysis of the conservative media establishment, from talk radio to Fox News to the editorial page of The Wall Street Journal."--Inside jacket
The press effect : politicians, journalists, and the stories that shape the political world by Kathleen Hall Jamieson( Book )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 2,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How does the press fail us during presidential elections? Jamieson and Waldman show that when political campaigns side step or refuse to engage the facts of the opposing side, the press often fails to step into the void with the information citizens require to make sense of the political give-and-take. They look at the stories through which we understand political events - examining a number of fabrications that deceived the public about consequential government activities - and explore the ways in which political leaders and reporters select the language through which we talk and think about politics, and the relationship between the rhetoric of campaign and the reality of governance. They explore the role of the campaigns and the press in the 2000 general election and ask whether in 2000 the press applied the same standards of truth-telling to both Bush and Gore
Spiral of cynicism : the press and the public good by Joseph N Cappella( )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 1,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Spiral of Cynicism, Joseph N. Cappella and Kathleen Hall Jamieson provide the first conclusive evidence that voter cynicism is indeed fueled by the manner in which the print and broadcast media cover political events and issues. The media's heavy focus on the game of politics, rather than on its substance, starts the spiral of cynicism that erodes citizen interest. By observing voters who watched and read different sets of reports for both a recent mayoral race in Philadelphia and the national health care reform debate - some saturated in strategy talk, others focused on the real issues - the authors show clear links between the ways in which the media cover campaigns and levels of voter cynicism
Eloquence in an electronic age : the transformation of political speechmaking by Kathleen Hall Jamieson( Book )

30 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dirty politics : deception, distraction, and democracy by Kathleen Hall Jamieson( Book )

22 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Americans in recent years have become thoroughly disenchanted with our political campaigns, especially with campaign advertising and speeches. Each year, as November approaches, we are bombarded with visceral appeals that bypass substance, that drape candidates in the American flag but tell us nothing about what they'll do if elected, that flood us with images of PT-109 or Willie Horton, while significant issues - such as Kennedy's Addison's Disease or the looming S & L catastrophe - are left unexamined. And the press - the supposed safeguard of democracy - focuses on campaign strategy over campaign substance, leaving us to decide where the truth lies. In Dirty Politics, campaign analyst Kathleen Hall Jamieson provides an eye-opening look at political ads and speeches, showing us how to read, listen to, and watch political campaigns. Jamieson provides a sophisticated (and often humorous) analysis of advertising techniques, describing how television ads use soft focus, slow motion, lyrical or patriotic music (Reagan used "I'm Proud to be an American") to place a candidate in a positive light, or quick cuts, black and white, videotape, and ominous music (for instance, the theme from Jaws) to portray the opposition. She shows how ads sometimes mimic news spots to add authenticity (Edwin Edwards, in his race against David Duke, actually used former NBC correspondent Peter Hackis, who would begin an ad saying "This is Peter Hackis in Baton Rouge"). And Jamieson points out that consultants create inflammatory ads hoping that the major networks will pick them up and run them as news, giving the ad millions of dollars of free air time. The most striking example would be the Willie Horton ad, which the press aired repeatedly (as an example of negative advertising) long after the ad had ceased running. (In fact, it never ran on the major networks as an ad, only as news.). From a colorful, compact history of negative campaigning from Eisenhower to the present, to an in-depth commentary on the Willie Horton ads, to an up-to-the-minute analysis of the Duke-Edwards campaign in Louisiana, Dirty Politics is both a fascinating look at underhanded campaigning as well as a compelling argument for fair, accurate, and substantive campaigns. It is a book that all voters should read before they vote again
Beyond the double bind : women and leadership by Kathleen Hall Jamieson( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruth Bader Ginsberg attacked the same quandary head-on: when she heard that her law-school nickname was "bitch," she replied, "Better bitch than mouse." Jamieson explores the full range of such double binds (the uterus-brain bind, for example - "you can't conceive children and ideas at the same time"; or the assertion, "You are too special to be equal"), offering a roadmap for moving past these barricades to advancement. Unlike other breakthrough feminist writers, she finds grounds for optimism in areas ranging from slow improvements in women's earnings to newly effective legal remedies, from growing social awareness to the determination and skill of individual women who are fighting the double bind
The 2000 Presidential election and the foundations of party politics by Richard Johnston( )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on statistics gathered in the Annenberg 2000 Election Study & extensive interviews, the authors have compiled a comprehensive account of the 2000 presidential election, tracing the development of the rival campaigns throughout the year up to polling day
Everything you think you know about politics-- and why you're wrong by Kathleen Hall Jamieson( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A media expert and network commentator examines the welter of misinformation--generated by politicians and the media alike--that surrounds political campaigns
The interplay of influence : news, advertising, politics, and the mass media by Kathleen Hall Jamieson( Book )

39 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focusing on the persuasive strategies of journalists, advertisers, and politicians, this text examines the power of the mass media to influence the perceptions and actions of the public. It also reveals how the public exerts its own influence on the mass media in turn. After an introductory chapter on the nature and use of the mass media, the authors examine in turn journalism and advertising, with separate chapters on definition, persuasive strategies, and interactive influence. In the final two chapters, they turn to the world of politics, noting how politicians use both news and advertising to get their points across to the public. This edition includes updated coverage throughout including the Internet's role in media, politics, and advertising
Electing the president, 2004 : the insiders' view by Kathleen Hall Jamieson( )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this volume, the consultants who brought the country the Bush-Cheney and Kerry-Edwards presidential campaigns of 2004 explain the strategies behind the ads and debates, discuss what they did and failed to do to elect their candidates, and reveal their differing perspectives on the issues that mattered
The press( Book )

12 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This second volume in the series Institutions of American Democracy takes a close look at the role of the press in a democracy through a collection of essays by journalists and scholars. The essays examine the orientation of the press in a democracy, the function of the press in democracies, the government and the press, the structure and nature of the American press, and the future of news and journalism. The collection is aimed at correcting mistaken impressions about American media, inside and outside of the U.S., that mainstream conventional journalism is the only "legitimate" journalism; that journalism as practiced currently in the U.S. is the only valid model; and that American journalism is not affected by journalistic trends and developments in other nations. The essayists consider the role of the press as watchdog in a democracy, the importance of advocacy journalism in protecting the rights of minorities, alternative models for news delivery, the growing trend toward profit-oriented media monopolies, and the function of the press in wartime
Electing the president, 2008 : the insiders' view by Kathleen Hall Jamieson( )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Just weeks after the November 2008 election, the Annenberg Public Policy Center's Kathleen Hall Jamieson and's Brooks Jackson gathered top strategists and consultants for postelection analysis. Nicolle Wallace, Ambassador Mark Wallace, Jon Carson, Steve Schmidt, Bill McInturff, and Chris Mottola from the McCain Palin camp met with David Plouffe, David Axelrod, Joel Benenson, Jim Margolis, and Anita Dunn, their counterparts from the Obama Biden camp to share their insights into one of the most unusual presidential elections in American history. Representatives of the Democratic and Republican National Committees and the major independent expenditure groups did the same. In the resulting book,Electing the President, 2008, the consultants who managed the 2008 presidential campaign retrace the decisions that shaped the historic presidential election. Like Electing the President, 2000 and Electing the President, 2004, this work permits readers to eavesdrop on the first cross campaign discussion that occurred in the nation after Election Day. These political experts assess the importance of new factors ranging from campaign spending to the performance of the press corps, from the effect of the Internet on news cycles to the influence of Tina Fey. Democratic and Republican insiders explain the strategies behind the debates and advertising, reveal what their internal polls showed, and share what they did well and poorly in their efforts to elect the forty fourth president of the United States. In addition to insider commentary,Electing the President, 2008 presents political communications and strategy researchers with an election timeline and polling data from the National Annenberg Election Survey. This book offers a ringside seat to what may prove to be the most pivotal political contest for a long time to come. An included DVD features selected video of the proceedings"--Back cover
UnSpun : finding facts in a world of disinformation by Brooks Jackson( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Americans are bombarded daily with mixed messages, half truths, misleading statements, and out and out fabrications masquerading as facts. The news media, once the vaunted watchdogs of our republic, are often too timid or distracted to identify these deceptions. This book is the secret decoder ring for the twenty-first-century world of disinformation. Written by the founders of the website, it reveals the secrets of separating facts from disinformation, such as: the warning signs of spin, hype, and bogus news; common tricks used to deceive us; how to find trustworthy and objective sources of information. Telling fact from fiction should not be a difficult task. This book helps readers cut through the haze of biased media reportage to be a savvier consumer and a better-informed citizen. A practical guide to identifying bunk from fact twisting political ads and dubious infomercials to corporate PR and false e-mails; it explains how and where to pick out the truth from the masses of misleading messages and fake resources
The interplay of influence : mass media & their publics in news, advertising, politics by Kathleen Hall Jamieson( Book )

17 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Electing the president, 2012 : the insiders' view( )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kathleen Hall Jamieson brings together prominent members of the campaign staffs for Mitt Romney and Barack Obama, debriefing their strategies, poll data, and perceptions of the 2012 election cycle
Presidents creating the presidency : deeds done in words by Karlyn Kohrs Campbell( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arguing that the presidency is not defined by the Constitution which doesn't use the term but by what presidents say and how they say it. Deeds Done in Words has been the definitive book on presidential rhetoric for more than a decade. In Presidents Creating the Presidency, Karlyn Kohrs Campbell and Kathleen Hall Jamieson expand and recast their classic work for the YouTube era, revealing how our media-saturated age has transformed the ever-evolving rhetorical strategies that presidents use to increase and sustain the executive branches powers. Identifying the primary genres of presidential oratory, Campbell and Jamieson add new analyses of signing statements and national eulogies to their explorations of inaugural addresses, veto messages, and war rhetoric, among other types. They explain that in some of these genres, such as farewell addresses intended to leave an individual legacy, the president acts alone; in others, such as State of the Union speeches that urge a legislative agenda, the executive solicits reaction from the other branches. Updating their coverage through the current administration, the authors contend that many of these rhetorical acts extend over time: George W. Bush's post-September 11 statements, for example, culminated in a speech at the National Cathedral and became a touchstone for his subsequent address to Congress
Deeds done in words : presidential rhetoric and the genres of governance by Karlyn Kohrs Campbell( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The press effect : politicians, journalists, and the stories that shape the political world
The Obama victory : how media, money, and message shaped the 2008 electionPresidential debates : the challenge of creating an informed electorateEcho chamber : Rush Limbaugh and the conservative media establishmentThe press effect : politicians, journalists, and the stories that shape the political worldSpiral of cynicism : the press and the public goodEloquence in an electronic age : the transformation of political speechmakingDirty politics : deception, distraction, and democracyBeyond the double bind : women and leadership
Alternative Names
Hall Jamieson Kathleen

Hall Jamieson, Kathleen 1946-

Jamieson, Kathleen H.

Kathleen Hall Jamieson American academic

Kathleen Hall Jamieson Amerikaans politicologe

재미슨, 캐슬린 홀 1946-

ジェイミソン, K. H

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Spanish (1)