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Sociologist Herbert Gans says the news media should do a better job noting that “polls are answers to questions rather than opinions,” and that not all opinions have the same intensity — or the same impact.
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“Rather than the public being eclipsed or forgotten, there are instead too many publics.” C.W. Anderson
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Sociologist Herbert Gans argues it’s time for political reporting to stop focusing solely on the elites and experiment with new models for bottom-up journalism.
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The McLuhan manner was to appear anywhere he found interesting, which is to say all over the place, and that willingness was as influential as his ideas.
March 21, 2011
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