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Legislators reliance on mass media as information sources: Implications for symmetrical communication between public information o cers, public relations practitioners and policymakers

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The election of U.S. President Obama thrust healthcare reform onto the legislative agenda and sent public information officers and public relations practitioners scrambling to more effectively influence legislators in order to benefit employers and clients. In previous studies, legislators placed mass media last on lists of sources preferred for informing policymaking decisions. This study replicates and extends previous research, filling a 20- year gap and fo...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Oxford Internet Institute
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-9120-7319
Publisher:
Center for Culture-Centered Approach to Research and Evaluation Publisher's website
Journal:
PRism Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2013-01-01
Acceptance date:
2012-12-01
ISSN:
1448-4404
Source identifiers:
632344
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pubs:632344
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uuid:38241bb5-f541-4239-b52b-b176db07515c
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pubs:632344
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2018-12-14

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