How Australia Decides: Election Reporting and the Media by Sally Young

By Sally Young

lately, the Australian media have come less than fireplace for his or her reporting of politics and election campaigns. Political reporting is related to be too stimulated by way of advertisement issues, too keen about gossip and scandal, and too interested by trivialities and 'sound bites' on the cost of significant concerns. There are accusations of bias, sensationalism, 'lazy' journalism and 'horse-race' reporting that's enthusiastic about opinion polls. How Australia comes to a decision is the 1st e-book to place those allegations to the try out. in keeping with a four-year empirical learn, Sally younger reviews the result of the single systematic, historic and in-depth research of Australian election reporting. This groundbreaking ebook exhibits how election reporting has replaced through the years, and the way political information audiences, information creation and shifts in political campaigning are influencing media content material – with profound implications for Australian democracy.

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