In other words, political agenda setting, and thus also aspects of mediatized politics, involves a political selection of news where party strategies and party competition …
Political agenda-setting as mediatized politics? Media-politics interactions from a party and issue competition perspective Gunnar Thesen e-mail: [email protected]
The paper puts forward, and empirically explores, claims on how the literature on political agenda setting could inform the concept of mediatized politics.
While political agenda setting essentially is a transfer of mere issue salience from the media to politics, examining how the issue is covered in the news, is a promising way forward. Technically speaking, the question is whether how the news is framed moderates the political agenda setting effect.
Thesen, G. (2013b). Political Agenda Setting as Mediatized Politics? Media-Politics Interactions from a Party and Issue Competition Perspective. The International Journal of Press/Politics. doi: 10.1177/1940161213515756.
Political Agenda Setting as Mediatized Politics? Media–Politics Interactions from a Party and Issue Competition Perspective. I nternational Journal of Press/Politics , 19(2), 181-201.
Gunnar Thesen (2013): Political Agenda-Setting as Mediatized Politics. Media–Politics Interactions from a Party and Issue Competition Perspective», forthcoming in International Journal of Press/Politics.
The fourth aspect is the degree to which political actors are governed by political logic or by media logic.18 By observing both media and politics at autonomous stages, it is possible to clarify the degree by which politics in a particular situation is mediatized.
agenda setting: A theory in mass-communication stating that the media have the ability to determine which issues are important to the public. Agenda -Setting Theory Agenda-setting theory describes the “ability [of the news media] to influence the salience of topics on the public agenda.
Media politics as the successor to party politics – significant as of population cannot possibly meet everyone – before 1968 the selection of delegates to the national party conventions, and therefore the nomination of the party’s presidential candidate, was controlled by state and local party organizations