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.

Source—Reporter Relations

Source—Reporter relations

Source-reporter relations describe the relationship, formal or informal, between the journalist and the source of news information, in this context the politician or their employed representative.

Origins and Links

The term comes from the study of journalism, and is normally focused on from the perspective of the journalist or reporter. However, it ...

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