Department of Political Science

The impact of media coverage of referendums. Recent European experiences

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During the last decade a number of national referendums have taken place in Europe, mostly obligatory or government called referendums on European issues. Following these events a growing literature of research has dealt with this important aspect of democracy. In this paper the main results of this new literature are reviewed in order to identify the extent to which and under what circumstances the outcome of referendums can be influenced by the media and their coverage of referendums.
Original languageEnglish
Publication year2010
Number of pages24
Publication statusPublished - 2010
EventGlobal Forum on Modern Direct Democracy - San Francisco, United States
Duration: 30 Jul 20104 Aug 2010


ConferenceGlobal Forum on Modern Direct Democracy
CountryUnited States
CitySan Francisco

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