Class, nationalism and news: The BBC’s reporting of Hugo Chavez and the Bolivarian revolution

@article{Salter2011ClassNA,
  title={Class, nationalism and news: The BBC’s reporting of Hugo Chavez and the Bolivarian revolution},
  author={Lee Salter and David Weltman},
  journal={International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics},
  year={2011},
  volume={7},
  pages={253-273}
}
  • Lee Salter, David Weltman
  • Published 30 December 2011
  • Political Science
  • International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics
This confernece paper is based on a large research project on the reporting of Venezuela on the BBC News web site. We looked at years of coverage - 304 articles - and analysed the coverage. We found a heavy bias against Chevez and the Bolivarian Revolution based on an ignorance of class dynamic and a reliance on liberal nationalism as a form of neutralisation of politics. 
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