How the News Media Helped to Nominate Trump

  title={How the News Media Helped to Nominate Trump},
  author={Julia Azari},
  journal={Political Communication},
  pages={677 - 680}
  • Julia Azari
  • Published 8 September 2016
  • Political Science
  • Political Communication
One of the themes of 2016 so far has been the challenges faced by political institutions. From Brexit to Bernie Sanders’ potent critique of the Democratic Party, we’ve heard a lot about how voters in the United States and elsewhere are beginning to give up on foundational structures and institutions. Donald Trump’s nomination as the Republican presidential candidate is perhaps the most striking example of this. Many observers, drawing on political science research, assumed that the crowded GOP… 
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