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Do politicians use the press to get free advertising?

  • Author(s): Asay, Garrett R.
  • et al.
Abstract

If the media is biased towards conflict, candidates and issues raised negatively will receive more news coverage. I test this hypothesis using a new data set from the 2000 California election. Preliminary results show negative campaigning increases press coverage.

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