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Founded in 2003 / ISSN: 1696-019X / e-ISSN: 2386-3978 / Depósito Legal: M-5852-2003
DOI: 10.31921/doxacom
Issue number: 5, January-June 2007


Fermín Bouza Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
Title Media influence in the configuration of public opinion: Legal Processes and Trials Summary Media pressure on the judicial system is taking up very significant percentages of front page news. Public opinion about justice in Spain is not good and this can be attributed partly to this media pressure. Despite this pressure, the Public Agenda does not include a significant preoccupation with Justice (nor do the Personal-Public Agenda or the Personal Agenda). There is no important transfer from the Media Agenda to the Public Agenda, following the terminology of the theory of Agenda setting, and there is, therefore, no impact area (intersection-set of the public and personal agendas in the three highest rankings of both) that includes Justice and its problems in any way; this is never a significant problem or issue on the public and personal agendas. Keywords Public Opinion, Communication Media, Justice, Agenda Setting, Impact Area, Public Agenda, Personal


doi: https://doi.org/10.31921/doxacom.n5a1


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