Soundbitten: The Perils of Media-Centered Political Activism

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There is an elaborate and often invisible carnival that emerges alongside presidential campaigns as innumerable activist groups attempt to press their issues into mainstream political discourse. Sarah Sobieraj's fascinating ethnographic portrait of fifty diverse organizations over the course of two campaign cycles reveals that while most activist groups equate political success with media success and channel their energies accordingly, their efforts fail to generate news coverage and come with deleterious consequences. ...

Soundbitten: The Perils of Media-Centered Political Activism 2011, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814741375

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Soundbitten: The Perils of Media-Centered Political Activism 2011, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814741368

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