Adatto, Kiku
May 1990
New Republic;5/28/90, Vol. 202 Issue 22, p20
Contrasts the role of television in the presidential political campaigns of 1968 and 1988. Length of time devoted to visuals versus words; Politicians' efforts to master the art of television imagery; Increased coverage of political commercials as news; Rise of staged media events; Media's response to such events; Balancing entertainment and information.


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