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Mass Media, Politics and Democracy (2nd Edition)

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This widely used and popular text provides a broad-ranging analysis of the relationship between the media and politics. Revised and updated throughout, this second edition includes coverage of the mediatization of...

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This widely used and popular text provides a broad-ranging analysis of the relationship between the media and politics. Revised and updated throughout, this second edition includes coverage of the mediatization of politics; of E-politics and governance; of the impact of 'reality TV'; and of issues raised by the reporting of war in Iraq.

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Genuinely international in scope drawing examples from Europe, North America and a wide range of other countries
Very clearly and accessibly written in a lively and engaging style
Fully updated new edition of popular and successful first edition
 

Introduction: The Transformation of Politics?
PART I: REPRESENTING POLITICS
Political Bias
Telling Tales: The Reporting of Politics
It's Just for Fun? Politics and Entertainment
Media Effects
PART II: THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF MASS MEDIA
State Control and State Propaganda
Conglomerate Control: Media Moguls and Media Power
Watchdogs or Lapdogs? The Politics of Journalism
Dreamworlds: Globalization and the Webs of Power
PART III: MASS MEDIA AND DEMOCRACY
Transforming Political Communication? The Rise of Political Marketing and Celebrity Politics
New Media, New Politics?
Power and Mass Media
A Free Press: Democracy and Mass Media
Conclusion.

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JOHN STREET is Professor of Politics, University of East Anglia, UK.

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JOHN STREET is Professor of Politics, University of East Anglia, UK.

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