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Palgrave Macmillan

Politics and the Media in Britain

ISBN 9780333926895
Publication Date August 2007
Formats Hardcover Paperback 
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
Series Contemporary Political Studies

This important new text provides an up-to-date account of the complex interrelationship between politics and the media in Britain. It starts by setting key policy areas in the context of technological convergence, globalization and initiatives at European level. It then addresses the key issues the role of the media in politics and elections.

RAYMOND KUHN is Professor of Politics at Queen Mary, University of London, UK.

The Media in Britain
Media Values: Free Market and Public Service
The Government and News Management
Parties, Pressure Groups and the Media
The Media and Elections
The Media and Democracy


"Comprehensive, well informed and admirably free of the cynicism of some texts on the media-politics relationship, this is an excellent addition to a good series of texts - and an essential addition to student reading lists." Mick Temple, British Politics
"An exceptionally good book that should certainly be read by students and political communication scholars alike… systematically includes all the major topics…with a very light touch, much attention to detail and a great deal of good judgement…" Jackie Harrison, Political Studies Review
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