Social Policy, the Media, and Misrepresentation

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some crisis', is only partially correct. The identified crisis, moreover, is a crisis of journalism which, in turn, prompts a growing crisis for policy making in democratic states when citizens are poorly served by the media with information about social issues.


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f
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