In the Public Interest?
The news media offered the American public a fine education in campaign tactics but told them little about matters that actually will affect them as citizens in the weeks leading up to the Iowa caucus and New Hampshire primary.
Topics Covered in Early Campaign Coverage
Early in the 2000 presidential campaign the news media was mostly focused on the politics of the race.
Impacts of Common Story Frames
Early in the 2000 presidential campaign the most of the stories done were about impacts on the candidates themselves rather than citizens or interest groups.