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  1. Politics, Media and Democracy

    Perceptions of the Political Sphere in Australia

    By Brian McNair, Terry Flew, Stephen Harrington, Adam Swift

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    In Australia, as in many comparable democracies, the role of the media in the political process is high on the public agenda. There is a perception of widespread disillusionment with and disengagement from politics amongst voters, and criticism of the media for failing to fulfil their democratic...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Porno? Chic!

    how pornography changed the world and made it a better place

    By Brian McNair

    Porno? Chic! examines the relationship between the proliferation of pornography and sexualised culture in the West and social and cultural trends which have advanced the rights of women and homosexuals. Brian McNair addresses this relationship with an analysis of trends in sexualised culture since...

    Published September 25th 2012 by Routledge

  3. An Introduction to Political Communication

    5th Edition

    By Brian McNair

    Series: Communication and Society

    An Introduction to Political Communication introduces students to the complex relationship between politics, the media and democracy in the United Kingdom, United States and other contemporary societies. Brian McNair examines how politicians, trade unions, pressure groups, NGOs and terrorist...

    Published March 7th 2011 by Routledge

  4. News and Journalism in the UK

    5th Edition

    By Brian McNair

    Series: Communication and Society

    News and Journalism in the UK is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the political, economic and regulatory environments of press and broadcast journalism in Britain and Northern Ireland. Surveying the industry in a period of radical economic and technological change, Brian McNair...

    Published February 16th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Political Communication Bundle

    By Brian McNair

    Edited by Ralph Negrine, James Stanyer

    This bundle comprises Political Communication, 4th Edition by Brian McNair and The Political Communication Reader, edited by Ralph Negrine and James Stanyer....

    Published August 8th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Cultural Chaos

    Journalism and Power in a Globalised World

    By Brian McNair

    With examples drawn from media coverage of the War on Terror, the 2003 invasion of Iraq, Hurricane Katrina and the London underground bombings, Cultural Chaos explores the changing relationship between journalism and power in an increasingly globalised news culture. In this new text, Brian McNair...

    Published May 2nd 2006 by Routledge

  7. An Introduction to Political Communication

    3rd Edition

    By Brian McNair

    An Introduction to Political Communication explores the relationship between politics, the media and democracy in the UK, the USA and other contemporary societies. Brian McNair examines how politicians, trade unions, pressure groups, non-governmental organizations and terrorist organizations make...

    Published May 14th 2003 by Routledge

  8. An Introduction to Political Communication

    2nd Edition

    By Brian McNair

    In this highly accessible textbook Brian McNair critically explores the relationship between politics, the media and democracy in the United Kingdom, America and other contemporary societies. He examines how different organisations make use of advertising, marketing and public relations. This...

    Published March 10th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Striptease Culture

    Sex, Media and the Democratisation of Desire

    By Brian McNair

    From advertising to health education campaigns, sex and sexual imagery now permeate every aspect of culture. Striptease Culture explores the 'sexualization' of contemporary life, relating it to wider changes in post-war society. Striptease Culture is divided in to three sections: * Part one –...

    Published February 20th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Journalism and Democracy

    An Evaluation of the Political Public Sphere

    By Brian McNair

    The public sphere is said to be in crisis. Dumbing down, tabloidisation, infotainment and spin are alleged to contaminate it, adversely affecting the quality of political journalism and of democracy itself. There is a pervasive pessimism about the relationship between the media and democracy, and...

    Published November 24th 1999 by Routledge

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