The Political and Ideological Context of Broadcast News CBS Nightly News Coverage of Eastern Europe
Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Political Science & Geography
Graduate Program in International studies
Mary Ann Tetreault
John P. Broderick
Call Number for Print
Special Collections LD4331.I45T55
This study examines the influence of United States/Soviet relations on network news coverage of Eastern Europe. It also measures the ideological character of network news reports about Eastern Europe or how television news in the United States is constructed along a particular ideological vision. The specific operational questions researched are: Is network news content influenced by trends in United States/Soviet relations? How is the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union reflected in the ideological presentation of the news? Samples of CBS nightly news programs were analyzed for quantitative and qualitative changes in news content over time. Analysis of network news content is important to an understanding of international political communication and is therefore a relevant topic in the study of international relations.
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Thompson, Terese A..
"The Political and Ideological Context of Broadcast News CBS Nightly News Coverage of Eastern Europe"
(1991). Master of Arts (MA), Thesis, Political Science & Geography, Old Dominion University, DOI: 10.25777/csvs-4e97