Puerto Rican Newspaper Coverage of the Puerto Rican Independence Party
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Puerto Rican Newspaper Coverage of the Puerto Rican Independence Party : A Content Analysis of Three Elections

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Examines the struggle of the Puerto Rican Independence Party for serious press coverage in the last three gubernatorial lections, and the ways in which mainstream press coverage of the party shifted away from issues and into personality and personal attacks.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 139.7 x 215.9mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138984299
  • 9781138984295

Table of contents

Acknowledgments; Tables; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Puerto Rico's Nationalism: A nation within a nation; Puerto Rico's Economy; Decolonization is the antidote for annexation: The Independence Movement; Chapter 3: Puerto Rico's Political Parties; The Future of the ELA; Annexation to the United States; Independence is a matter of dignity; Chapter 4: Puerto Rico's Mass Media; Overview; Puerto Rico's print journalism; Political News Coverage; Evaluative Assertion Analysis; Summary; Chapter 5: Methodology; Sample; Unit of Analysis; Research Instruments; Pretesting; Validity; Reliability; Definitions; Summary; Chapter 6: Puerto Rico's 1988 Elections; Puerto Rican Independence Party; Political Figures vs. Political Issues; Economic vs. Social Issues; Chapter 7: Puerto Rico's 1992 Elections; Puerto Rican Independence Party; Political Figures vs. Political Issues: Economic vs. Social Issues: Chapter 8: Puerto Rico's 1997 Elections; Puerto Rican Independence Party; Political Figures vs. Political Issues; Economic vs. Social Issues; Summary of Findings; Chapter 9: Conclusion; Discussion of key aspects and results; The role of the Puerto Rican press; Newspaper trends; Newspaper trends by newspaper; The issue of independence for Puerto Rico; Political figures vs. political issues; Economic issues vs. social issues; Conclusion; Limitations of the data; Future Research; Appendices; References; Indexshow more