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Chapter 30—Agenda-Setting Theory

Movie:
Wagging the Dog
Running Time:
6:45
Cue Point:
29:25, Scene 8 Producer's question: "How many kittens do we have?"
Application:
An outrageous framing of news by creating a salience of specific attributes; also suggests that it might be the White House sets the agenda for the media agenda setters.

Movie:
Fair Game
Running Time:
6:25
Cue Point:
54:25, Scene 10 Retired Ambassador Joseph Wilson is watching President Bush give the State of the Union address.
Application:
Responding to what he believes is false information justifying the War in Iraq, former Ambassador Joseph Wilson (who is the husband of covert CIA operative Valerie Plame) writes an Op-Ed article in The New York Times. Note how the Whitehouse “gatekeepers” of news shape the media agenda, with the expectation that press and broadcast outlets will set the public agenda.

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New to Theory
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in this short
video overview
(3:01).

Suggested
Movie Clips 10th Edition
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Some of the suggested clips come from references in the Instructors Manual, others have been added to the website (only chapters with suggested clips are shown below).


List mode: Normal (click on theory name to show detail) | Show All details | Clear details

Chapter 30—Agenda-Setting Theory

Movie:
Wagging the Dog
Running Time:
6:45
Cue Point:
29:25, Scene 8 Producer's question: "How many kittens do we have?"
Application:
An outrageous framing of news by creating a salience of specific attributes; also suggests that it might be the White House sets the agenda for the media agenda setters.

Movie:
Fair Game
Running Time:
6:25
Cue Point:
54:25, Scene 10 Retired Ambassador Joseph Wilson is watching President Bush give the State of the Union address.
Application:
Responding to what he believes is false information justifying the War in Iraq, former Ambassador Joseph Wilson (who is the husband of covert CIA operative Valerie Plame) writes an Op-Ed article in The New York Times. Note how the Whitehouse “gatekeepers” of news shape the media agenda, with the expectation that press and broadcast outlets will set the public agenda.

You can access Movie Clips for a particular chapter in several ways:

  • Switch to View by Theory, then select the desired theory/chapter from the drop-down list at the top of the page. Look in the list of available resources.
  • To quickly find a theory by chapter number, use the Table of Contents and link from there. It will take you directly to the theory with available options highlighted.
  • You can also use the Theory List, which will take you directly to the theory with available options highlighted.

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  • Conversation Videos—interviews with theorists
  • Application Logs—student application of theories
  • Essay Questions—for student prepatation
  • Suggested Movie Clips—tie-in movie scenese to theories
  • Links—web resources related to each chapter
  • Primary Sources—for each theory with full chapter coverage
  • Further Resources—bibliographic and other suggestions
  • Changes—for each theory, since the previous edition
  • Theory Archive—PDF copies from the last edition in which a theory appeared

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