Populist Disinformation in Fragmented Information Settings Understanding the Nature and Persuasiveness of Populist and Post-factual Communication
Rhetoric, Fantasy, and the War on Terror
Edited By Marta Pérez-Escolar, José Manuel Noguera-Vivo
September 30, 2021
This timely volume offers a comprehensive and rigorous overview of the role of communication in the construction of hate speech and polarization in the online and offline arena. Delving into the meanings, implications, contexts, and effects of extreme speech and gated communities in the media ...
By Michael Hameleers
September 30, 2021
In this highly relevant work, Dr. Michael Hameleers illuminates the role of traditional and social media in shaping the political consequences of populism and disinformation in a mediatized era characterized by post-factual relativism and the perseverance of a populist zeitgeist. Using comparative ...
By Manlio Cinalli, Hans-Jörg Trenz, Verena Brändle, Olga Eisele, Christian Lahusen
April 13, 2021
This book examines the ‘European refugee crisis’, offering an in-depth comparative analysis of how public attitudes towards refugees and humanitarian dispositions are shaped by political news coverage. An international team of authors address the role of the media in contesting solidarity towards ...
By Kim Andersen, Jakob Ohme, Camilla Bjarnøe, Mats Joe Bordacconi, Erik Albæk, Claes H De Vreese
November 30, 2020
This book investigates news use patterns among five different generations in a time where digital media create a multi-choice media environment. The book introduces the EPIG Model (Engagement-Participation-Information-Generation) to study how different generational cohorts’ exposure to ...
By Vaheed Ramazani
November 17, 2020
Drawing on psychoanalytic and semiotic perspectives, this book examines discourses mediating the global War on Terror, including governmental speeches, legal documents, print and broadcast journalism, and military memoirs. The book argues that these discourses motivate, and are motivated by, a ...
Edited By Vanessa Ossa, David Scheu, Lukas R.A. Wilde
October 08, 2020
This volume investigates the perception of threat, with particular regard to the roles, functions, and agencies of various types of media. With a focus on the profound impact of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 on the US-American political, social, and cultural order, the chapters reach ...
By Shabnam Moinipour
June 25, 2019
This book offers a detailed analysis of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s approach towards human rights in the media. It looks at the state-owned and state-controlled Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), employing content analysis and multimodal critical discourse analysis to explore its ...
Edited By Carsten Reinemann, James Stanyer, Toril Aalberg, Frank Esser, Claes H. de Vreese
March 18, 2019
The studies in this volume conceptualize populism as a type of political communication and investigate it comparatively, focusing on (a) politicians’ and journalists’ perceptions, (b) media coverage, and (c) effects on citizens. This book presents findings from several large-scale internationally ...
Edited By Aljosha Karim Schapals, Axel Bruns, Brian McNair
October 15, 2018
What are the key challenges facing our increasingly digitized democracy, and how might we as citizens contribute to resolving them? This book explores these questions, adopting a multi-disciplinary approach that combines work from media studies, journalism studies, and political science scholars, ...