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.
Terrorism is the forcing of issues onto the political and news agenda by creating a climate of fear, usually relating to one single demonstration of power by the terrorist organisation. In the context of 11 September 2001 it could easily be described as the most powerful and influential form of ...