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by David Barker




Convenient, entertaining, and provocative, talk radio today is unapologetically ideological. Focusing on Rush Limbaugh―the medium's most influential talk show―Rushed to Judgment systematically examines the politics of persuasion at play on our nation's radio airwaves and asks a series of important questions. Does listening to talk radio change the way people think about politics, or are listeners' attitudes a function of the self-selecting nature of the audience? Does talk radio enhance understanding of public issues or serve as a breeding ground for misunderstanding? Can talk radio serve as an agent of deliberative democracy, spurring Americans to open, public debate? Or will talk radio only aggravate the divisive partisanship many Americans decry in poll after poll? The time is ripe to evaluate the effects of a medium whose influence has yet to be fully reckoned with.
Download Rushed to Judgment? epub
ISBN: 0231118074
ISBN13: 978-0231118071
Category: Engineering
Subcategory: Engineering
Author: David Barker
Language: English
Publisher: Columbia University Press (October 15, 2002)
Pages: 141 pages
ePUB size: 1793 kb
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Rating: 4.7
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