Media and Politics

Media Power, Media Politics. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2008 (edited volume), revised second edition (with Jeremy D. Mayer).

Media Power, Media Politics. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2003 (edited volume).

In Contempt of Congress: Postwar Press Coverage on Capitol Hill. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1996.

The Press and the Bush Presidency. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1996.

The Press and the Ford Presidency. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1992.

The Press and the Carter Presidency. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1989.


Articles/Book Chapters
“The Media’s Role in Political Polarization”, in Robert Fortner and Mark Fackler, eds., International Handbook of Media and Mass Communication. Hoboken, NJ: Blackwell Pub., forthcoming (with Jeffrey Crouch).

“Congress and the News Media”, in J. Mayer and M. Rozell, eds., Media Power, Media Politics, 2d ed. Lanham. MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2008, pp. 43-62 (with Richard J. Semiatin).

“Evolutia lui George Bush ca Orator”, Jurnalism & Comunicare (Romania), Vol. 2, No. 4 (Fall 2003), pp. 40-43.

“Congress and the Media”, in M. Rozell, ed., Media Power, Media Politics. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2003, pp. 25-44.

“The Press and Congress”, Perspectives on Political Science, Vol. 29, No. 2 (Spring 2000), pp. 71-76.

“When Women Lose: A Study of Press Coverage of two Gubernatorial Campaigns”, Women & Politics, Vol. 20, No. 4 (1999), pp. 1-21 (with John David Rausch and Harry Wilson).

“The Press and the Presidency,” in Roger Davidson and James Pfiffner, eds., Understanding the Presidency. New York: Longman, 1997, pp. 88-99. Revised and updated for second edition (2000), pp. 109-119 and third edition (2006), pp. 161-172.

“Press Coverage of Virginia’s 1993 Gubernatorial Campaign,” State and Local Government Review, Vol. 28, No. I (Winter 1996), pp. 28-37 (with Harry Wilson).

“The Virginia Capitol Press Corps: Home Grown Liberals,” Spectrum: The Journal of State Government, Vol. 67, No. I (Winter 1994), pp. 42-50. Reprinted in Thad Beyle, ed., State Government: 1995-1996, Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly, 1995, pp. 79-81.

“Press Coverage of Congress: 1946-1992,” in Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein, eds., Congress, the Press, and the Public. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution/American Enterprise Institute, 1994, pp. 59-129.

“Issues in Media Coverage of the War,” in Marcia Lynn Whicker, Raymond A. Moore, and James P. Pfiffner, eds., The Presidency and the Persian Gulf War. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1993, pp. 153-175.

“Local v. National Press Assessments of Virginia’s 1989 Gubernatorial Campaign,” Polity, Vol. 24, No. I (Fall 1991), pp. 69-89.