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.

News Values

News values

News Values describe the currency that journalists and news editors attach to a particular story, type of story or even an individual. The concept is that some things are more newsworthy because they attract an audience, while others quite simply do not.

Origins and Links

A 1996 study by Dearing and Rogers, ...

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