Brants, Kees

Political Communication in Postmodern Democracy

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Mediatization and De-centralization of Political Communication
Kees Brants, Katrin Voltmer

Part I. New Approaches to Political Communication

2. Audience Democracy: An Emerging Pattern in Postmodern Political Communication
Jos Beus

3. Representation and Mediated Politics: Representing Representation in an Age of Irony
Stephen Coleman

Part II. Mediatization: The Changing Power Game between Politics and the Media

4. Mediatization and News Management in Comparative Institutional Perspective
Robin Brown

5. Spin and Political Publicity: Effects on News Coverage and Public Opinion
Claes H. Vreese, Matthijs Elenbaas

6. Changes in Political News Coverage: Personalization, Conflict and Negativity in British and Dutch Newspapers
Rens Vliegenthart, Hajo G. Boomgaarden, Jelle W. Boumans

7. A Changing Culture of Political Television Journalism
Judith Stamper, Kees Brants

8. A Question of Control: Journalists and Politicians in Political Broadcast Interviews
Katrin Voltmer, Kees Brants

9. The Elephant Trap: Politicians Performing in Television Comedy
Liesbet Zoonen, Stephen Coleman, Anke Kuik

Part III. De-Centralization: New Forms of Citizenship and Political Communication

10. Political Consumerism as Political Participation?
Janelle Ward

11. The New Frontiers of Journalism: Citizen Participation in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands
Tom Bakker, Chris Paterson

12. The New Cultural Cleavage: Immigration and the Challenge to Dutch Politics and Media
Philip Praag, Maud Adriaansen

13. The Mediation of Political Disconnection
Stephen Coleman, David E. Morrison, Simeon Yates

14. ‘Voting is easy, just press the red button’: Communicating Politics in the Age of Big Brother
Valentina Cardo

15. What’s Reality Television Got to Do with it? Talking Politics in the Net-Based Public Sphere
Todd Graham

16. Afterword
John Corner

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Media Studies, Political Communication, Communication Studies, Political Science, Democracy, Performing Arts

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