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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 2,563 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
Dirty politics : deception, distraction, and democracy by Kathleen Hall Jamieson( Book )

21 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 1,351 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 )

9 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Beyond the Double Bind, Kathleen Hall Jamieson takes her cue from Kennedy's comeback to argue that the catch-22 that often blocks women from success can be overcome. Sparking her narrative with potent accounts of the many ways women have beaten the double bind that would seem to damn them no matter what they choose to do, Jamieson provides a rousing and emphatic denouncement of victim feminism and the acceptance of inevitable failure. As she explores society's interlaced traps and restrictions, she draws on hundreds of interviews with women from all walks of life to show the ways they cut through them. Kennedy, for example, faced the bind that insists that women cannot be both feminine and competent - and then demands that they be feminine first; she undermined that trap with wry wit
The press effect : politicians, journalists, and the stories that shape the political world by Kathleen Hall Jamieson( Book )

26 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Was the 2000 US presidential campaign merely a contest between Pinocchio and Dumbo? And did Dumbo miraculously turn into Abraham Lincoln after the events of September 11? In fact, Kathleen Hall Jamieson and Paul Waldman argue in this book, these stereotypes, while containing some elements of the truth, represent the failure of the press and the citizenry to engage the most important part of our political process in a critical fashion
Eloquence in an electronic age : the transformation of political speechmaking by Kathleen Hall Jamieson( Book )

32 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Everything you think you know about politics-- and why you're wrong by Kathleen Hall Jamieson( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,086 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 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 957 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
Echo chamber : Rush Limbaugh and the conservative media establishment by Kathleen Hall Jamieson( Book )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 950 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
Presidential debates : the challenge of creating an informed electorate by Kathleen Hall Jamieson( Book )

21 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The press( Book )

15 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 768 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
The Obama victory : how media, money, and message shaped the 2008 election by Kate Kenski( Book )

16 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 761 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
UnSpun : finding facts in a world of disinformation by Brooks Jackson( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 751 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 FactCheck.org, 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 )

13 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spiral of cynicism : the press and the public good by Joseph N Cappella( Book )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 600 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
Presidents creating the presidency : deeds done in words by Karlyn Kohrs Campbell( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 592 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 )

7 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 2000 Presidential election and the foundations of party politics by Richard Johnston( Book )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 475 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
Electing the president, 2004 : the insiders' view by Kathleen Hall Jamieson( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 416 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
Electing the president, 2008 : the insiders' view( Book )

10 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Dirty politics : deception, distraction, and democracy
Alternative Names
Hall Jamieson, Kathleen

Hall Jamieson, Kathleen 1946-

Jamieson, Kathleen H.

Kathleen Hall Jamieson American academic

Kathleen Hall Jamieson Amerikaans politicologe

ジェイミソン, K. H

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Dirty politics : deception, distraction, and democracyBeyond the double bind : women and leadershipThe press effect : politicians, journalists, and the stories that shape the political worldEloquence in an electronic age : the transformation of political speechmakingEverything you think you know about politics-- and why you're wrongThe interplay of influence : news, advertising, politics, and the mass mediaEcho chamber : Rush Limbaugh and the conservative media establishmentPresidential debates : the challenge of creating an informed electorate