The Crisis of Public Communication (Communication and Society) (Hardcover)

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The role of the mass media in the world of politcs has become increasingly influential and controversial. This book traces the origins and development of this phenomena, basing discussion on critiques of BBC election coverage since 1966.

About the Author

Jay G. Blumler is Emeritus Professor of the Social and Political Aspects of Broadcasting at the University of Leeds and Professor of Journalism at the University of Maryland. He is International Editor of the Journal of Communication and Founding Co-Editor of the International Journal of Communication. Michael Gurevitch is Professor at the College of Journalism, University of Maryland, and is Associate Editor of the Journal of Communication. He is co-author of The Secularization of Leisure, The Challenge of Election Broadcasting and The Formation of Campaign Agendas and co-editor of Mass Communications and Society.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780415108515
ISBN-10: 0415108519
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: November 30th, 1995
Pages: 246
Language: English
Series: Communication and Society