Gender & Race in the Presidential Campaign Essay by cee-cee

Gender & Race in the Presidential Campaign
A discussion of how newspapers in the United States reported the Democratic Party's presidential candidacy race in relation to gender and race.
# 110542 | 990 words | 4 sources | APA | 2008 | US


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Description:

The author of the paper examines how newspapers in the United States reported the Democratic Party's presidential candidacy race in relation to gender and race. The writer states that for the first time ever, Democratic Party members not only had to choose between male and female candidates, but also between white and black candidates. The author examines how this phenomenon was reported by journalists in the New York Times and the Washington Post.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Balz, Dan. (2007, January 17). Race and Gender Make Democrats' Field Historic. WashingtonPost. Retrieved January 13, 2008, from http://www.washingtonpost.com.
  • Nagourney, Adam. (2008, January 14). Race and Gender Are Issues in Tense Day for Democrats. The New York Times, Retrieved January 14, 2008, fromhttp://www.nytimes.com.
  • Scott, Janny. (2007, December 20). A Biracial Candidate Walks His Own Fine Line. The NewYork Times, Retrieved January 14, 2008, from http://www.nytimes.com.
  • Seelye, Katharine Q. (2007, October 14). Clinton-Obama quandary for Many Black Women.The New York Times. Retrieved January 13, 2008, from http://www.nytimes.com.

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APA Format

Gender & Race in the Presidential Campaign (2008, December 25) Retrieved April 19, 2024, from https://www.academon.com/essay/gender-race-in-the-presidential-campaign-110542/

MLA Format

"Gender & Race in the Presidential Campaign" 25 December 2008. Web. 19 April. 2024. <https://www.academon.com/essay/gender-race-in-the-presidential-campaign-110542/>

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