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Author Sabato, Larry.

Title When should the watchdogs bark? : media coverage of the Clinton scandals / Larry J. Sabato & S. Robert Lichter.

Published Washington, DC : Center for Media and Public Affairs, c1994.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  070.449973929 CLIN/ SABA    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description 126 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents I. News Coverage of the Clinton Scandals: An Overview. The Chronology of Coverage. Structure of This Study -- II. Differences in the Coverage: Whitewater vs. Troopergate/Paula Jones. Little Coverage, With Exceptions. Stories Printed and Aired. Standards of Proof. Treatment of Sources -- III. Why Journalists Were Reluctant to Cover the Personal Scandals. Squeamish on Sex: Values of the Media. Journalists' Self-Esteem. Peer Review and Public Reaction. It's the President, Stupid. Sex vs. Official Misconduct. An Easy Exit Strategy -- IV. Lessons and Prescriptions. Options for Future Coverage. Categorizing Stories. Applications to the Clinton Sex Chronicles -- Sidebar A: It Was the Best of Times. It Was the Worst of Times -- Sidebar B: The Post and Ms. Jones -- Sidebar C: Trooper L. D. Brown: The Forgotten Trooper -- Sidebar D: Times are Tough... On the Clintons -- Sidebar E: The Half-Truth and Nothing but the Half Truth: The White House Credibility Gap Revisited.
Sidebar F: Old Lessons Re-Learned -- Sidebar G: Sex Please - We're British! Clinton's Press Across the Pond -- Sidebar H: The Joke's on Clinton: A Sampler of Scandal Humor.
Other author Lichter, S. Robert.
Center for Media and Public Affairs (Washington, D.C.)
Subject Clinton, Bill, 1946- -- Relations with journalists.
United States. President (1993- : Clinton)
Press and politics -- United States.
Journalism -- Political aspects.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1993-2001
Variant Title Media coverage of the Clinton scandals
ISBN 0964387700