Publisher description for We keep America on top of the world : television journalism and the public sphere / Daniel C. Hallin.

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A close examination of American journalism with particular emphasis paid to television news. Hallin looks at an institution that is torn betwee n the needs of the market, political ideology and popular fashion and journalistic professionalism.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Television broadcasting of news -- United States.
Press and politics -- United States.
Public opinion -- United States.