An Introduction to Political Communication
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By (author) Brian McNair
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Introduction to Political Communication by Brian McNair
Book DescriptionAn Introduction to Political Communication explores the relationship between politics, the media and democracy in the UK, the USA and other contemporary societies. Brian McNair examines how politicians, trade unions, pressure groups, non-governmental organizations and terrorist organizations make use of the media. Separate chapters look at political media and their effects, the work of political advertising, marketing and public relations and the communication practices of organizations at all levels, from grassroots campaigning through to governments and international bodies. Recent developments covered in the new edition include: * the re-election of New Labour in 2001 * the changes in government information and communication policy introduced by the Blair administration since 1997 * the 2000 election of George W. Bush in the United States * the NATO interventions in Kosovo and the former Yugoslavia * the implications for international political communication of September 11 * the emergence of Al-Quaida and the war on terror.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415307079
(216mm x 140mm x 25mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-May-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Brian McNair
Journalists in Film, Hardback (January 2010)
A study of the representation of journalists on film and what this tells us about society's relationship with journalism and news media.
News and Journalism in the UK, Paperback (February 2009)» View all books by Brian McNair
Presents a comprehensive introduction to the political, economic and regulatory environments of press and broadcast journalism in Britain and Northern Ireland. Surveying the industry in a period of radical economic and technological change, this title examines the main trends in journalistic media and assesses the challenges of the industry.
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Author Biography - Brian McNair
Brian McNair is Reader in the Department of Film & Media Studies at Stirling University. He is the author of News and Journalism in the UK, fourth edition (2003), The Sociology of Journalism (1998), and Journalism and Democracy (2000)
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