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The Resource The political pundits, Dan Nimmo, James E. Combs

The political pundits, Dan Nimmo, James E. Combs

Label
The political pundits
Title
The political pundits
Statement of responsibility
Dan Nimmo, James E. Combs
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nimmo, Dan D
Dewey number
302.23
Index
index present
LC call number
P95.8
LC item number
.N56 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Combs, James E
Series statement
Praeger series in political communication
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mass media
  • Communication in politics
  • Mass media criticism
  • Politieke communicatie
  • Médias
  • Communication politique
  • Médias
  • Médias
  • Communication en politique
  • Kommentator
  • Politik
  • Communication en politique
  • Politieke communicatie
Label
The political pundits, Dan Nimmo, James E. Combs
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [177]-184) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
About the Series / Robert E. Denton, Jr. -- Foreword / Robert E. Denton, Jr. Introduction: From Delphi to Democracy, the Sources of Punditry. Towers of Babel. From Babel to Punditry. The Heritage of Pundits' Authority. From Itinerant Instructor to Media Pundit. The Fifth Estate: Punditry on Punditry? -- pt. I. Traditions of Political Punditry. 1. The Priestly Caste: Speaking of, with, and for Political Elites. The Priestly Muse. From Priestly Sound Ideas to Priestly Sound Bites. Conclusion: Prophets with and without Honor. 2. The Bardic Tradition in Political Punditry: Speaking of, to, and for the Populace. The Humorous and Comic Muse in Bardic Punditry. Bardic Gossip and Politics in Print and on Radio. Bardic Punditry in Contemporary Politics. Conclusion: The Magic of the Bardic Song. 3. Sages and Oracles: The Pundits of the Larger View. The Sagacious Muse in Politics. The Oracular Sage: A Pundit for all Seasons. Conclusion: Back to the Future Via a Return to Delphi -- pt. II. Current Trends in Political Punditry. 4. The Technician as Pundit: Campaign and Policy Experts. The Punditry of Technique. Campaign Technicians. Policy Technicians. Conclusion: The Centrist Dragon of La Technique of Punditry. 5. The Chattering Pundits: Talk TV and Radio. Visible and Invisible Pundits: Talk Shows on TV. "Everyman, Dial 1-800-PUNDITS": Talk Radio. Conclusion: "Then You Shouldn't Talk?" 6. The Critical Eye: Mediating the Realities of Mediated Politics. Roles and Types of Media Critics. Is the Political Picture Moral? The Critic as Constable. Is the Political Picture Art? The Critic as Artist. Is the Political Picture Fulfilling? The Critic as Cultural Psychologist. Is the Political Picture Representative? The Critic as Social Scientist. Conclusion: Orders of Mediated Politics. 7. Conclusion: Democracy or Punditocracy? The Death or Triumph of Punditry? Is Laughter the Best Medicine? Pricking the Bubble of the Pundit's Pride
Control code
24502560
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 195 pages
Isbn
9780275935412
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
91034491
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1446927
Label
The political pundits, Dan Nimmo, James E. Combs
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [177]-184) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
About the Series / Robert E. Denton, Jr. -- Foreword / Robert E. Denton, Jr. Introduction: From Delphi to Democracy, the Sources of Punditry. Towers of Babel. From Babel to Punditry. The Heritage of Pundits' Authority. From Itinerant Instructor to Media Pundit. The Fifth Estate: Punditry on Punditry? -- pt. I. Traditions of Political Punditry. 1. The Priestly Caste: Speaking of, with, and for Political Elites. The Priestly Muse. From Priestly Sound Ideas to Priestly Sound Bites. Conclusion: Prophets with and without Honor. 2. The Bardic Tradition in Political Punditry: Speaking of, to, and for the Populace. The Humorous and Comic Muse in Bardic Punditry. Bardic Gossip and Politics in Print and on Radio. Bardic Punditry in Contemporary Politics. Conclusion: The Magic of the Bardic Song. 3. Sages and Oracles: The Pundits of the Larger View. The Sagacious Muse in Politics. The Oracular Sage: A Pundit for all Seasons. Conclusion: Back to the Future Via a Return to Delphi -- pt. II. Current Trends in Political Punditry. 4. The Technician as Pundit: Campaign and Policy Experts. The Punditry of Technique. Campaign Technicians. Policy Technicians. Conclusion: The Centrist Dragon of La Technique of Punditry. 5. The Chattering Pundits: Talk TV and Radio. Visible and Invisible Pundits: Talk Shows on TV. "Everyman, Dial 1-800-PUNDITS": Talk Radio. Conclusion: "Then You Shouldn't Talk?" 6. The Critical Eye: Mediating the Realities of Mediated Politics. Roles and Types of Media Critics. Is the Political Picture Moral? The Critic as Constable. Is the Political Picture Art? The Critic as Artist. Is the Political Picture Fulfilling? The Critic as Cultural Psychologist. Is the Political Picture Representative? The Critic as Social Scientist. Conclusion: Orders of Mediated Politics. 7. Conclusion: Democracy or Punditocracy? The Death or Triumph of Punditry? Is Laughter the Best Medicine? Pricking the Bubble of the Pundit's Pride
Control code
24502560
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 195 pages
Isbn
9780275935412
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
91034491
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1446927

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