Table of contents for The nightly news nightmare : television's coverage of U.S. presidential elections, 1988-2004 / Stephen J. Farnsworth and S. Robert Lichter.

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List of Tables
1. U.S. Presidential Elections and Television News
Studying Media Content
2. A Need-to-Know Basis?
Covering Issues of Substance and the Horse Race
3. Who Elected You?
Candidates versus Reporters
4. A Plague on All Your Houses
Negativity, Fairness, and Accuracy
5. "Nobody does it Better"?
The Networks versus Other Campaign News Sources
6. Maybe Next Year?
The Future of Campaign Coverage
Appendix A
Appendix B
About the Authors

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Press and politics -- United States.
Television broadcasting of news -- United States.
Political campaigns -- United States -- Press coverage -- United States.
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- History -- 20th century.