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The Communication of Politics By Ralph M Negrine

The Communication of Politics by Ralph M Negrine

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This book explores the complexity of the links between the media, the institutional political world and the public through case studies drawn from contemporary British politics and other political systems including the United States.

The Communication of Politics Summary

The Communication of Politics by Ralph M Negrine

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.

Ralph Negrine explores the complexity of the links between the media, the institutional political world and the public through case studies drawn from contemporary British politics and other political systems including the United States. He examines some of the often overlooked problems faced by the media in its efforts to create an `informed citizenry'. Questioning the practices that filter information and confronting the idea that information itself is unproblematic, Negrine shows why the essential task of uncovering truths remains elusive.

About Ralph M Negrine

Ralph Negrine is Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Mass Communication Studies, Leicester University, UK. His publications include Politics and the Mass Media in Britain and Images of Disability on Television (with Guy Cumberbatch).

Table of Contents

The Communication of Political Information and the Creation of an Informed Citizenry `Public Information', Leaks and the Production of News Reporting Parliament, Reporting Politics Specialization in News Organizations Producing Better News? Public Opinion, the Media and the Democratic Process The Construction of Politics Political Communication and the Americanization of Politics Political Communication in the Age of Global Electronic Media

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GOR002992103
9780803977396
0803977395
The Communication of Politics by Ralph M Negrine
Used - Very Good
Paperback
SAGE Publications Ltd
1996-09-24
208
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