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  1. The Power of Information Networks

    New Directions for Agenda Setting

    Edited by Maxwell McCombs, Lei Guo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

    The news media have significant influence on the formation of public opinion. Called the agenda setting role of the media, this influence occurs at three levels. Focusing public attention on a select few issues or other topics at any moment is level one. Emphasizing specific attributes of those...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Two W's of Journalism

    The Why and What of Public Affairs Reporting

    By Davis "Buzz" Merritt, Maxwell E. McCombs

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    In this timely volume, the authors explore public affairs journalism, a practice that lies at the core of the journalism profession. They go beyond the journalistic instruction for reporting and presenting news to reflect on why journalism works the way it does. Asking current and future...

    Published August 1st 2003 by Routledge

  3. The Poll With A Human Face

    The National Issues Convention Experiment in Political Communication

    Edited by Maxwell Mccombs, Amy Reynolds

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    In 1996, the National Issues Convention (NIC) assembled a national sample of 459 Americans on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin. This diverse group of Americans was seen and heard nationally. They spent three days in small group discussions of major public issues and participated in...

    Published August 1st 1999 by Routledge

  4. Communication and Democracy

    Exploring the intellectual Frontiers in Agenda-setting theory

    Edited by Maxwell E. McCombs, Donald L. Shaw, David H. Weaver

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Exciting intellectual frontiers are open for exploration as agenda-setting theory moves beyond its 25th anniversary. This volume offers an intriguing set of maps to guide this exploration over the near future. It is intended for those who are already reasonably well read in the research literature...

    Published June 1st 1997 by Routledge

  5. Contemporary Public Opinion

    Issues and the News

    By Maxwell McCombs, Edna Einsiedel, David H. Weaver

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This book discusses the public opinion process with a focus on the role that the news media play in shaping public opinion. Although heavily influenced by the agenda-setting perspective -- the view that the news media define the important issues of the day and determine how these issues are...

    Published August 1st 1991 by Routledge

  6. Agenda Setting

    Readings on Media, Public Opinion, and Policymaking

    Edited by David Protess, Maxwell E. McCombs

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    The role of the news media in defining the important issues of the day, also known as the agenda-setting influence of mass communication, has received widespread attention over the past 20 years. Since the publication of McCombs and Shaw's seminal empirical study, more than one hundred journal...

    Published June 1st 1991 by Routledge

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