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Political Communication in Britain

The Leader's Debates, the Campaign and the Media in the 2010 General Election

Authors: Mortimore, Roger, Atkinson, Simon

Editors: Wring, D. (Ed.)

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The 2010 General Election represented a pathbreaking contest in Political Communication. The TV debates changed forever the feel of the campaign. This book brings together key commentators, analysts and polling experts to present readers with a unique and valuable insight into the development of political communication in British Politics.

About the authors

RIC BAILEY Chief Political Advisor, BBC ADAM BOULTON Sky Presenter of the second Prime Ministerial Debate JAY G BLUMLER Emeritus Professor of Public Communication, University of Leeds, UK CHRIS BURGESS Postgraduate Research Student, University of Nottingham, UK STEPHEN COLEMAN Professor of Political Communication and Director of Research, Institute of Communication Studies, University of Leeds, UK NICK COOK Labour Party HELEN COOMBS Deputy Head of Political Research, Ipsos MORI JOHN CORNER Researcher on the AHRC-funded project, 'Media Genre and Political Culture', University of Liverpool, UK DAVID CUTTS Research Fellow, University of Manchester, UK DAVID DEACON Professor of Communication and Media Analysis Loughborough University, UK EDWARD FIELDHOUSE Director of the Institute for Social Change, University of Manchester, UK JUSTIN FISHER Professor of Political Science, Brunel University, London, UK IVOR GABER Professor of Political Campaigning, City University, London, UK PETER GOLDING Northumbria University, UK ANDREW HAWKINS Chairman, ComRes PETER KELLNER Chair, YouGov TOMASZ MLUDZINSKI Research Executive, Ipsos MORI KATY PARRY Researcher on the AHRC-funded project, 'Media Genre and Political Culture', University of Liverpool, UK LORD CHRIS RENNARD Liberal Democrat Party KAY RICHARDSON Researcher on the AHRC-funded project, 'Media Genre and Political Culture', University of Liverpool, UK TOM D. C. ROBERTS Macquarie University, Australia ROSALYND SOUTHERN PhD Student, University of Manchester, UK JAMES STANYER Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication Studies, Loughborough University, UK FABRO STEIBEL Research and Teaching Assistant, Institute of Communication Studies, University of Leeds, UK JOE TWYMAN Director of Political Research, YouGov JENNIFER VAN HEERDE-HUDSON Lecturer in Research Methods, University College London, UK STEPHEN WARD Reader in Politics, University of Salford, UK JENNY WATSON Chair, Electoral Commission ALEX WILSON, Conservative Party

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"This fascinating collection of essays provides a detailed, scholarly but always accessible analysis of the interplay between the media and politicians - when there is most at stake. Political Communication in Britain is the 2010 election laid bare'

- Michael Cockerell, Award-winning political broadcaster


Table of contents (20 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Wring, Dominic

    Pages 1-4

  • What Took So Long? The Late Arrival of TV Debates in the UK General Election of 2010

    Bailey, Ric

    Pages 7-21

  • The Election Debates: Sky News’ Perspective on their Genesis and Impact on Media Coverage

    Boulton, Adam (et al.)

    Pages 22-36

  • Media Coverage of the Prime Ministerial Debates

    Coleman, Stephen (et al.)

    Pages 37-55

  • The Polls, The Media and Voters: The Leader Debates

    Lawes, Caroline (et al.)

    Pages 56-73

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Political Communication in Britain
Book Subtitle
The Leader's Debates, the Campaign and the Media in the 2010 General Election
Authors
Editors
  • D. Wring
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-30504-5
DOI
10.1057/9780230305045
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-30145-0
Softcover ISBN
978-0-230-30146-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 349
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