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ERIC Number: EJ422576
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0196-3031
The Media Agenda-Setting Effect of Concrete versus Abstract Issues.
Yagade, Aileen; Dozier, David M.
Journalism Quarterly, v67 n1 p3-10 Spr 1990
Matches a content analysis sample of "Time" magazine coverage of two "concrete" issues (drug abuse, energy) and two "abstract" issues (nuclear arms race, federal budget deficit) with Gallup poll data over a lengthy period of time. Finds that concreteness increases news media agenda-setting power whereas abstractness decreases such power. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Journalism Research; Media Coverage; Time Magazine