Raymond Kuhn outlines the historical development of the media in France before providing a critical evaluation of today's digital media landscape, that has seen both the entry of new online actors such as Google, Facebook and Twitter and the destabilization of many traditional outlets in both press and broadcasting sectors for instance. Editors and , both leading scholars of political communication and political journalism, have built upon their previous work around news management, media policy, new technologies, and civic participation, and have assembled a body of work that emphasises the interdisciplinary nature of these shifts currently redefining political journalism as it unfolds today. Trends in German Political Journalism Carsten Reinemann, Munich University 4. The authors demonstrate that while economic, political, and technological factors have brought about changes in political journalism that similarly run across Western European countries — accelerated news cycles, the shifting balance of power between journalists and political sources, the rise of political communication professionals, and the pressure to produce competitive content over a range of platforms including digital media — the inextricable cultural differences that have defined media development and journalistic relationships within each country have provided continuity for national variations in political journalism to exist. Its circulation was 242,560 copies in the first quarter of 2006. News media remain central to political processes, but the ways in which journalists and politicians interact are changing. Political Journalism in the United Kingdom Aeron Davis, Goldsmiths College, University of London 3.
It was 235,542 copies in the first quarter of 2012. Political Journalism in Transition: Western Europe in a Comparative Perspective. Table of Contents Introduction Political Journalism in Transition Raymond Kuhn, Queen Mary, University of London, and Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, University of Oxford and Roskilde University Part I - Political Journalism Across Western Europe 2. International News in Transition Kevin Williams, Swansea University 9. The trial has highlighted the tenable relationships between political sources, journalists, and media organisations, as well as the pressure under which the latter must consider their commercial and moral impetuses in order to survive within a very competitive, globalised market. Ground Wars: Personalized Communication in Political Campaigns and The Changing Business of Journalism and its Implications for Democracy are his most recent books. The 5 national case study chapters that make up the first half provide an introspective look on how the theme of changes and continuities play out within each country.
His research deals with comparative media studies, political communication and digital politics. Find this book: The recent have media reformists. Political Journalism in the United Kingdom Aeron Davis, Goldsmiths College, University of London 3. There is not much of a debate here: chapter authors on France Kuhn , Italy Cornia , Germany Reinemann and Baugut , Denmark Blach-Orsten , and the United Kingdom Davis each makes a case that the national variations in the institutional configuration imply against this convergence. His research deals with comparative media studies, political communication and digital politics. The Rise of a Transnational News Logic? Introduction Political Journalism in Transition Raymond Kuhn, Queen Mary, University of London, and Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, University of Oxford and Roskilde University Part I - Political Journalism Across Western Europe 2.
While the book indeed identifies the transformative role of digital technology in newsroom practices, it also gives concrete proof of an uneven adoption of social media and online-only outlets as the main sources of news and current affairs, even amongst citizens of highly-digital nations of Western Europe. The state relinquished its monopoly of ownership and established new high-profile regulatory authorities in a withdrawal from its previous omni-competent role. Raymond Kuhn is Professor of Politics at Queen Mary University of London and has been a visiting fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford. Political Journalism in Denmark Mark Blach-Orsten, Roskilde University 5. International News in Transition Kevin Williams, Swansea University 9.
Rasmus Kleis Nielsen is Research Fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford and Assistant Professor of Communications at Roskilde University, Denmark. The paper is owned by Stuttgarter Zeitung Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH which also owns , and , among the others. The rise of a range of new digital and networked communication technologies combined with the stagnation and decline of many traditional mass media has had a profound impact on political journalism. The co-founders of the paper were Arthur Lenk, Hans Wipprecht and Xaver Resch. The 21st century has already seen dramatic changes affecting both journalism and politics.
Journalist following the plenary session from the press room. Liberalization, deregulation and privatization were the fashionable concepts which informed a new official discourse in media policy-making, as radio and television became increasingly subject to market pressures rather than state controls. This understanding is important, that given the rise of global media conglomerates where newsgathering practices and journalistic cultures bleed across borders, political journalism is still very much shaped by national variations. Not to be confused with state broadcasters aligned with a sitting government and thus are subject to political agenda-setting p. Rasmus Kleis Nielsen is Research Fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford and Assistant Professor of Communications at Roskilde University, Denmark. The that occupied Germany following supported the establishment of the paper of which the parent company is the Medien Union GmbH. This is a handy, relevant resource for scholars of political journalism and critical media studies worldwide, as well as for news and public affairs practitioners who stand to gain from a nuanced understanding of the factors, both obvious and overlooked, that are shaping political journalism today, writes.
The Rise of a Transnational News Logic? About the Author Raymond Kuhn is Professor of Politics at Queen Mary University of London and has been a visiting fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford. Written by a leading specialist in the field, it covers media policy, news management and image projection during the mediatized 'hyperpresidency' of Nicolas Sarkozy. Kuhn explores in particular the changing inter-relationship between media and state, as ownership and indirect interference decline while the state r. Why Public Service Media Still Matters Stephen Cushion, Cardiff University 10. Political Journalism in Denmark Mark Blach-Orsten, Roskilde University 5. A reading of this first half explains why sensational tabloid journalism has not caught on in France as it has in the United Kingdom, how the journalistic focus on German political parties — and not individual politicians — has tempered media partisanship, and why online journalism has struggled to take root in Italy but is currently upending the Danish independent news regime towards a more competitive, commercialised one.
Newspapers that once held political leaders to account are now struggling to survive; broadcasters that once gathered whole nations for the evening news are now fighting for relevance faced with innumerable new competitors. The arrival of new digital media has affected the ways in which political actors communicate with the public, with or without journalists as intermediaries. His books include The Media in Contemporary France; Politics and the Media in Britain; Political Journalism: New Challenges, New Practices; The Politics of Broadcasting and Broadcasting and Politics in Western Europe. Reviews 'This book investigates important changes in political journalism in a comparative perspective. This assumptive role avoids the need for the book to prove a causal effect between online news provision and civic participation, a relationship which remains unsettled at best, murky at worst.