Political Communication Cultures in Europe

Attitudes of Political Actors and Journalists in Nine Countries

  • Barbara Pfetsch

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Blind Spots in the Analysis of the Media-Politics Relationship in Europe

  3. Part I

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Barbara Pfetsch, Peter Maurer, Eva Mayerhöffer, Tom Moring, Stephanie Schwab Cammarano
      Pages 31-56
    3. Barbara Pfetsch, Eva Mayerhöffer, Tom Moring
      Pages 76-102
  4. Part II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 103-103
    2. Eva Mayerhöffer, Aleksander Sašo Slaček Brlek
      Pages 105-125
    3. Nicklas Håkansson, Eva Mayerhöffer
      Pages 126-147
    4. Günther Lengauer, Patrick Donges, Fritz Plasser
      Pages 171-195
    5. Patrick Donges, Nicklas Håkansson, Günther Lengauer
      Pages 196-218
    6. Anders Esmark, Eva Mayerhöffer
      Pages 219-245
    7. Anders Esmark, Mark Blach-Ørsten
      Pages 246-270
    8. Stephanie Schwab Cammarano, Juan Díez Medrano
      Pages 271-286
    9. Tom Moring, Barbara Pfetsch
      Pages 287-301
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 302-338

About this book


This book offers new and compelling insight into the orientations that shape the cultures of political communication in nine Western democracies. It is a truly comparative account of the views of 2500 political elites and media elites between Helsinki and Madrid on their relationship and their exchanges.


communication democracy European Politic logic media methods political communication

Editors and affiliations

  • Barbara Pfetsch
    • 1
  1. 1.Freie Universtitat BerlinGermany

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