A study of Indiana legislators' perceptions of local media coverage, 1995

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dc.contributor.advisor Sharpe, Melvin L. en_US
dc.contributor.author Roeder, Lee Ann en_US
dc.coverage.spatial n-us-in en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:37:30Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:37:30Z
dc.date.created 1996 en_US
dc.date.issued 1996
dc.identifier LD2489.Z72 1996 .R64 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/185629
dc.description.abstract The relationship between the media and politicians is uncertain at best. This study examined the attitudes of Indiana state senators and representatives with regard to the way they are treated by their local media. It is based on a study conducted in 1990 by Dr. Daniel Riffe, that sought similar opinions from Alabama state lawmakers.The hypothesis assumed that legislators who indicated they found the media useful would not view them as adversarial. A 39% response rate was achieved, which while not high enough to statistically validate findings did indicate a rejection of the hypothesis, as well as reveal other interesting observations.
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Journalism
dc.format.extent iv, 71 leaves ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Government and the press -- Indiana. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Legislators -- Indiana -- Attitudes. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Mass media -- Indiana -- Public opinion. en_US
dc.subject.other Indiana. General Assembly -- Reporters and reporting. en_US
dc.title A study of Indiana legislators' perceptions of local media coverage, 1995 en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.A.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1033644 en_US


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