Dr. Kimberly Nalder, Government 2009 Serna Center Scholar

Dr. Kimberly Nalder

Does Language Matter? 
Spanish vs. English Local TV News Election Coverage

This talk examines the similarities and differences between Spanish and English language local television news channels' coverage of the 2008 election cycle, focusing on stations broadcasting in the Sacramento region. Do voters get the same information regardless of which type of channel they watch, or might broadcasters approach civic affairs differently depending on the perceived audience?

Thursday, May 6, 2010
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Delta Room, University Union