A nation fragmented : the public agenda in the information age

Edy, Jill A., 1966- author

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  • Creator Jill A. Edy and Patrick C. Meirick
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Temple University Press, 2019. ©2019
  • Physical Details
    • xiv, 255 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9781439915998, 1439915997, 9781439916001, 1439916004
  • OCLC on1048660468


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • The public agenda in the information age -- A history of the public agenda, 1975-2014 -- The character of the public agenda, 1975-2014 -- Broadcast news and the public agenda, 1968-2010 -- Media choice, news agendas, and the public agenda -- Building consensus on public priorities : can the public agenda be focused? -- Political responsiveness and the public agenda -- What happened to "us"? -- Appendix A: Coding the "most important problem" question -- Appendix B: Computing diversity and volatility in the public agenda -- Appendix C: Measuring agenda setting and alternate time series models -- Appendix D: Collecting data on the media system and using ridge regression -- Appendix E: Analyzing the pew excellence in journalism news coverage index -- Appendix F: Coding major presidential addresses -- Appendix G: Policy agendas project public agenda and house hearings data
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