This highly accessible text compares media institutions and political experiences in countries around the world, including the United States, the United Kingdom, and Russia, to enable students to think critically about the central questions in the study of media and politics. The book balances contemporary case studies with explanations of key theories and concepts, and includes a section on political communication research methods, empowering students to fully understand - and conduct their own comparative research into - the impact of media on the political sphere.
Chapter 5: Media and Elections
Media and Elections
- Classic Models of Voting Behavior and the Media
- Elections and the Media in the United States
- Elections and the Media in the United Kingdom
- Elections and the Media in Russia
- Chapter Summary
- Study Questions
- Reading Guide
- Internet Resources
- How much do media matter to election outcomes?
- What opportunities do candidates and political parties have to present ...