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date: 22 July 2024

agenda setting 

Source:
A Dictionary of Media & Communication
Author(s):

Daniel Chandler,

Rod Munday

A situation where critics perceive inexplicit political motives (or an institutional tendency to overlook underprivileged perspectives) to lie behind the choice of topics covered (e.g. in news, current affairs, and documentaries), their relative importance (inferred from sequence and/or the relative amounts of space or time devoted to them), how they are presented, and what issues are backgrounded or excluded (... ...

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