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Media Talk and Political Elections in Europe and America

Editors: Tolson, A., Ekstrom, M., Ekström, Mats (Eds.)

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This book makes an important contribution to the study of political communication. Its chapters analyse forms of media talk associated with contemporary political elections. Key topics include: changing forms of political interview, televised political debates, and the use of multimedia in promotional discourse.

About the authors

Geoffrey Baym, University of North Carolina Greensboro, USA Mats Ekström, University of Gothenburg, Sweden Göran Eriksson, Örebro University, Sweden Bernhard Forchtner, Humboldt University, Germany Ian Hutchby, University of Leicester, UK Micha³ Krzyanowski, University of Aberdeen, UK Nuria Lorenzo-Dus, Swansea University, UK Marianna Patrona, Hellenic Military Academy, Greece Pilar G. Plitvich, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA Rut M. Sanz Sabido, De Montfort University, UK Cassian Sparkes-Vian, De Montfort University, UK Andrew Tolson, De Montfort University, UK Neil Washbourne, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK Ruth Wodak, Lancaster University, UK

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)
  • Media Talk and Political Elections in Europe and America

    Pages 1-12

    Ekström, Mats (et al.)

  • ‘We Change or We Sink’: Discursively Constructing the Voter’s Dilemma in a Pre-election Interview with the Greek Prime Minister

    Pages 13-40

    Patrona, Marianna

  • Obama in the No Spin Zone

    Pages 41-62

    Hutchby, Ian

  • Transformations in Hybrid TV Talk: Extended Interviews on The Daily Show (.com)

    Pages 63-86

    Baym, Geoffrey

  • ‘I Have a Question for You’: Mediatized Democracy, Citizen Participation and Elections in Catalonia

    Pages 87-112

    Sabido, Rut M. Sanz

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Media Talk and Political Elections in Europe and America
Editors
  • A. Tolson
  • M. Ekstrom
  • Mats Ekström
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-27332-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137273321
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-27331-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-44519-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 257
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