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Mass media, politics and democracy /

This text provides a broad-ranging analysis of the relationship between the media and politics, covering the representation of politics in the media, the political impact of the media, the regulation of the media and the current and potential place of mass media in democratic societies. Systematical...

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Main Author: Street, John, 1952-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
Edition: 2nd ed.
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Summary: This text provides a broad-ranging analysis of the relationship between the media and politics, covering the representation of politics in the media, the political impact of the media, the regulation of the media and the current and potential place of mass media in democratic societies. Systematically revised and updated throughout, the new second edition is even more international in scope and includes substantial coverage of the mediatization of politics; of E-politics and governance; of current debates on media effects and framing; of the impact of reality TV and of issues raised by the reporting of war in Iraq. -- Provided by publisher.
Physical Description: xi, 387 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references(p. 335-367) and index.
ISBN: 9781403947345 (pbk.)
1403947341 (pbk.)
9781403947321 (hardback)
1403947325 (hardback)