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Vying for Conservative Hearts and Minds Sociology

    • Social Sciences

How does media really portray immigration? In this lecture, Jennifer Merolla and Chris Haynes discuss the changes in media frames on immigration since 2000. Together, they focus on primarily looking at the role of leads framing immigrants and immigration policies and also the effect of those different frames have public opinion toward both immigrants and immigration policy. In their book project, Merolla and Haynes takes a broader look at the different frames in media, the extent media discusses immigration, the Dream Act, and the way media describes undocumented immigrants.

How does media really portray immigration? In this lecture, Jennifer Merolla and Chris Haynes discuss the changes in media frames on immigration since 2000. Together, they focus on primarily looking at the role of leads framing immigrants and immigration policies and also the effect of those different frames have public opinion toward both immigrants and immigration policy. In their book project, Merolla and Haynes takes a broader look at the different frames in media, the extent media discusses immigration, the Dream Act, and the way media describes undocumented immigrants.

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