Competing actors and the construction of political news: The contest over waves in Israel.

Citation:

Gadi Wolfsfeld and Tamir Sheafer. 2006. “Competing actors and the construction of political news: The contest over waves in Israel.” Political Communication, Pp. 333. Publisher's Version

Abstract:

An actor-oriented approach is provided to the construction of political news by looking at the competition over news exposure during political waves in Israel. Among the most important individual traits are charismatic communication skills, political standing and the extent to which the individual can be thematically linked to the wave topic.