The Media, Political Participation and Empowerment

The Media, Political Participation and Empowerment

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This book provides an international perspective on civic and audience empowerment, focusing on how the media can empower or dis-empower citizens. With theoretical and empirical chapters it offers a reappraisal of the theories, methods and issues that inform our understanding of citizens and audiences in contemporary politics.These are subject to competing routines and editorial priorities that influence the nature of how civic engagement is engendered, which are not ... Moving from a manual to an automated system for publishing of comments might have increased participation levels, but the removal of recommendations has decreased ability for indirect participation. ... in a way providing an illusory access or mediation of civic engagement a€“ similar to the public access programming of television and radio.

Title:The Media, Political Participation and Empowerment
Author:Richard Scullion, Roman Gerodimos, Daniel Jackson, Darren Lilleker
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-07-18


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