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By Elizabeth A. Skewes

Message regulate, a glance at what shapes the inside track from the presidential crusade path, comes out of the author's event touring with campaigns, interviews with different newshounds who've coated campaigns from the line, and learn on crusade information. Elizabeth Skewes, a journalism professor and previous reporter, investigates newshounds' ideals and the function these ideals play within the election procedure, in addition to how the exercises of crusade reporting impact information insurance.

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Breaking news, for instance, is a story that commands the entire staff’s attention. It’s the JFK Jr. plane crash in 1999, or the 2000 election night fiasco in Florida, or even the tightness of the 2004 election battle and the possibility that the Ohio vote would result in another post–Election Day legal battle. Because covering breaking news commands much of a newsroom’s resources, it dominates the airtime of a broadcast or space in a newspaper. Hard news is often expected, so the space it will take is generally planned for, but it still commands more attention from reporters and editors in getting the details, nuances, and opposing viewpoints in place.

These, limiting the influence and expression of some layers of society, ensure the stability and 36 Chapter 2 cohesion of political life. Like the spiral of silence, the spiral of apathy thus allows the ruling elites to rule legitimately. (pp. 298–299) The ideological battles, which often are fought by the two major political parties, have allowed upper-income whites to capture the power among both Republicans and Democrats, leaving lower-income citizens to fend for themselves when it comes to concerns that affect their daily lives.

27) Some scholars, including Jay Rosen (1999), point out that as political campaigns became more media savvy and—especially with the waning role of the political parties in the nomination—had to rely on the media more, the candidates orchestrated more events for the press. The media responded by looking more closely at the contest and the political maneuvering by the candidates, resulting in the “inside baseball” coverage that focuses on the process of getting elected and that appeals more to the candidates and their staffs than it does to the average citizen (Glasser, 1999; Rosen, 1999; Kovach & Rosenstiel, 2001a).

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