Kathleen Jamieson

Kathleen Jamieson

Network news accustoms audiences to assertion not argument. Over time, it reinforces the notion that politics is about visceral identification and apposition, not complex problems and their solutions. ... sound bites aren't very helpful. They can tell a voter what a candidate believes, but not why. And many issues are too complex to be freeze dried into a slogan and a smile. ... What's lost in a world in which everything's an ad? Perhaps the country that created the assembly line has simply found a more efficient way tMore Kathleen Jamieson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I think it's healthy to say that the American people now have direct access and that we have sufficient confidence as people in our own ability to judge, to make intelligent decisions.More Kathleen Jamieson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Increasingly, campaigns have become narcotics that blur our awareness of problems long enough to elect the lawmakers who must deal with them.More Kathleen Jamieson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
women are quoted as sources and appear on interview shows much less frequently than men. ... But the by-product of such anonymity may be immortality, for women are also less likely to find themselves written up on the obituary page.More Kathleen Jamieson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Stories told around the water-cooler as well as statistics confirm that a man's competence is more likely to be presupposed, a woman's questioned.More Kathleen Jamieson quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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