The Communication of Politics

The Communication of Politics

by Ralph M Negrine
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803977387

ISBN-13: 9780803977389

Pub. Date: 12/04/1996

Publisher: SAGE Publications

How should those exercising power be made more accountable and what roles should the mass media play in that process? Can the public monitor the exercise of power without the existence of a strong and inquisitive media? The Communication of Politics examines these and other questions vital to the debate on the media's role in the democratic process.  See more details below

Overview

How should those exercising power be made more accountable and what roles should the mass media play in that process? Can the public monitor the exercise of power without the existence of a strong and inquisitive media? The Communication of Politics examines these and other questions vital to the debate on the media's role in the democratic process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803977389
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/04/1996
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface: The Communication of Political Information
1The Communication of Political Information and the Creation of an Informed Citizenry1
2'Public Information', Leaks and the Production of News23
3Reporting Parliament, Reporting Politics52
4Specialization in News Organizations: Producing Better News?78
5Public Opinion, the Media and the Democratic Process101
6The Construction of Politics127
7Political Communication and the Americanization of Politics146
8Political Communication in the Age of Global Electronic Media167
References181
Index189

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