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The media is a powerful force in shaping public discussions about marine issues. Many people lack first-hand experiences and direct sources of information about fisheries topics, so they rely heavily

The media is a powerful force in shaping public discussions about marine issues. Many people lack first-hand experiences and direct sources of information about fisheries topics, so they rely heavily on the information presented to them in the news. Thus, the media has the potential to influence public agendas based on their selective coverage of topics, which primes people to take certain information into account when making decisions.

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    • Partial requirement for: M.A., Arizona State University, 2016
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    • Includes bibliographical references (pages 86-91)
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    • Field of study: Sustainability

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    by Danielle Chipman

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