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Projections of Power : Framing News, Public Opinion, and U.S. Foreign Policy

By: Entman, Robert M.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Studies in Communication, Media, and Public Opinion: Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (241 p.).ISBN: 9780226210735.Subject(s): Electronic books. -- local | Mass media -- Political aspects -- United States | Press and politics -- United States | Public opinion -- United States | United States -- Foreign relations -- 1981-1989 | United States -- Foreign relations -- 1989- | United States -- Foreign relations -- Public opinionGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Projections of Power : Framing News, Public Opinion, and U.S. Foreign PolicyDDC classification: 327.7300904 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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CONTENTS -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1: Projecting Power in the News -- Appendix to Chapter 1 -- Chapter 2: Guilt and Innocence in the Korean Airline and Iran Air Tragedies -- Chapter 3: Supporting and Opposing Projections of Power: Grenada, Libya, and Panama -- Chapter 4: Debating War against Iraq -- Chapter 5: Independent Framing and the Growth of Media Power since the Cold War -- Chapter 6: Representing the Public's Opinions in Foreign Policy -- Appendix to Chapter 6 -- Chapter 7: Diversifying the Cascade of Ideas -- Notes -- References -- Index
Summary: To succeed in foreign policy, U.S. presidents have to sell their versions or framings of political events to the news media and to the public. But since the end of the Cold War, journalists have increasingly resisted presidential views, even offering their own spin on events. What, then, determines whether the media will accept or reject the White House perspective? And what consequences does this new media environment have for policymaking and public opinion? To answer these questions, Robert M. Entman develops a powerful new model of how media framing works-a model that allows him to explain
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CONTENTS -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1: Projecting Power in the News -- Appendix to Chapter 1 -- Chapter 2: Guilt and Innocence in the Korean Airline and Iran Air Tragedies -- Chapter 3: Supporting and Opposing Projections of Power: Grenada, Libya, and Panama -- Chapter 4: Debating War against Iraq -- Chapter 5: Independent Framing and the Growth of Media Power since the Cold War -- Chapter 6: Representing the Public's Opinions in Foreign Policy -- Appendix to Chapter 6 -- Chapter 7: Diversifying the Cascade of Ideas -- Notes -- References -- Index

To succeed in foreign policy, U.S. presidents have to sell their versions or framings of political events to the news media and to the public. But since the end of the Cold War, journalists have increasingly resisted presidential views, even offering their own spin on events. What, then, determines whether the media will accept or reject the White House perspective? And what consequences does this new media environment have for policymaking and public opinion? To answer these questions, Robert M. Entman develops a powerful new model of how media framing works-a model that allows him to explain

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Robert M. Entman is a professor of communication and political science at North Carolina State University. He is coauthor of The Black Image in the White Mind: Media and Race in America , published by the University of Chicago Press and winner of the Goldsmith Book Prize and other awards.

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