Coleman, Stephen

Can the Media Serve Democracy?

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Can the Media Serve Democracy?

1. Introduction: Can the Media Serve Democracy?
Stephen Coleman, Giles Moss, Katy Parry

Part I. Media Systems and Comparative Research

2. The Idea of ‘Systems’ in Media Studies: Criticisms, Risks, Advantages
Paolo Mancini

3. The Fine Art of Comparing Media Systems: Opportunities, Pitfalls and Challenges
Kees Brants

4. Comparative Political Communication Research: The Undiminished Relevance of the Beginnings
Frank Esser

5. Mediatization of the Modern Publicity Process
Winfried Schulz

Part II. Journalism, Democracy and the Public Interest

6. Public Service Broadcasting: Markets and ‘Vulnerable Values’ in Broadcast and Print Journalism
Stephen Cushion, Bob Franklin

7. Political Communication Research in the Public Interest
Denis McQuail

8. Journalists, Journalism and Research: What Do We Know and Why Should We Care?
David H. Weaver

9. Democratic Political Communication Systems and the Transformative Power of Scandals: Phone Hacking at the News of the World as a Critical Juncture in the Regulation of the British Press
James Stanyer

10. Morals and Methods: A Note on the Value of Survey Research
David E. Morrison

Part III. Public Culture and Mediated Publics

11. The Dream Machine? — Television as Public Culture
John Corner

12. Audiences and Publics: Reflections on the Growing Importance of Mediated Participation
Sonia Livingstone

13. On Seeing Both Sides: Notes on the 2012 Presidential Debates
Elihu Katz, Menahem Blondheim

Part IV. Changing Media, New Democratic Opportunities

14. Changing Societies, Changing Media Systems: Challenges for Communication Theory, Research and Education
W. Lance Bennett

15. The Internet’s Gift to Democratic Governance: The Fifth Estate
William H. Dutton

16. Towards an Inclusive Digital Public Sphere
Gianpietro Mazzoleni

17. Beyond the Po-Faced Public Sphere
Stephen Coleman

Part V. The Past, Present and Future of Political Communication

18. Jay Blumler: A Founding Father of British Media Studies
James Curran

19. ‘Values Are Always at Stake’: An Interview with Jay G. Blumler
Katy Parry, Giles Moss

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Democracy, Cultural and Media Studies, general, Political Science, Media and Communication, Media Studies, Social Sciences, general

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