2008 Presidential Media Sensation by tgunnnzzz

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									Thomas Buckley

10/10/2010

COM-126 Comm. and the Media

Professor Monica Ferguson

                                2008 Presidential Media Sensation


       Walter Lippmann in his book titled, “Public Opinion,” tells us that the media is our

primary source of pictures in our heads about the larger world. He states, “out of reach, out of

sight, out of mind” (Lippmann, 1922, pg. 29). This is a great start to understanding the media’s

role in our last presidential election. As we will see there was manipulation on both sides of the

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