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A Teaching Topic in Communication

Communication, Media and the Practice of Government

This topic teaches students about the role and practice of communication in contemporary government. Students consider the role of the media in shaping the policy agenda, and about the importance of issue framing in influencing public perception of policy questions.

Recommended Reading (API 5116)

Christopher Hood (2011) The Blame Game: Spin, Bureaucracy, and Self-Preservation in Government, Princeton and Oxford, Princeton University Press. (code for reserve: JF 1351 .H66 2011)

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