• Television has accustomed us to brief, intimate, telegraphic, visual, narrative messages. Candidates are learning to act, speak, and think in television's terms. In the process they are transforming speeches, debates, and their appearances in news into ads.

    Kathleen Hall Jamieson (1993). “Dirty Politics: Deception, Distraction, and Democracy”, p.206, Oxford University Press on Demand
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