chapter  8
The Crisis of Political Communication: Normative Critiques of News and Democratic Processes: Erik P. Bucy and Paul D'Angelo
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I N the two and a half decades since the field of political communicationcast doubt and closed ranks on the limited effects model of media influ-ence (Chaffee, 1975; Gitlin, 1978; McCombs & Shaw, 1972), a substanAUTHORS' NOTE: We wish to thank Jay Blumler and Michael Gurevitch for their encouragement and helpful comments on an earlier version of the manuscript.