Do Members of the Press Try to Set the Policy Agenda?

June 2000
Nieman Reports;Summer2000, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p11
Discusses the concerns over the attempts of the members of the press concerning policy agenda in the United States as examined during the Watchdog Journalism conference in Washington D.C. in 1999. Role of the local press that cover campaigns; Comments about the expertise of press members who played the role of being an agenda setter; Responsibility of the press in keeping the level of politics.


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