Is there such a thing as unfiltered information? Not in today's age. THE INTERPLAY OF INFLUENCE: NEWS, ADVERTISING, POLITICS, AND THE INTERNET gives you an understanding of how mass media operates in your world and how powerful it can be. And, you'll also discover the shaping role of the Internet in today's mass media. Plus, it's loaded with study tools and helpful reviews so you can get the grade you need in class, too.Kathleen Hall Jamieson is the author of 'The Interplay of Influence: News, Advertising, Politics, and the Internet (with InfoTrac)', published 2005 under ISBN 9780534559380 and ISBN 0534559387.