This is a systematic and accessible introduction to the critical concepts, structures, and professional practices of political communication. Author Darren G. Lilleker presents more than 50 core concepts in political communication which cement together various strands of theory. From aestheticisation to virtual politics, he explains, illustrates, and provides selected further readings. He considers both practical and theoretical issues central to political communication and offers a critical assessment of recent developments in political communication.

Media-Centred Democracy

Media-Centred democracy

A media-centred democracy is a political system where a vast majority of political activity is conducted with the media in mind and that the public receive the vast majority of their information from media reporting.

Origins and Links

The term was coined by Donald Swanson and can be interchanged with a range of ...

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