Party media agenda-setting

  title={Party media agenda-setting},
  author={David Nicolas Hopmann and Christian Elmelund-Pr{\ae}stek{\ae}r and Erik Alb{\ae}k and Rens Vliegenthart and Claes H. de Vreese},
  journal={Party Politics},
  pages={173 - 191}
Political parties have substantial influence on which issues the news media cover during election campaigns, while the media have limited influence on party agendas. However, we know little about why some parties are more successful than others in passing the media’s gates and being covered on sponsored issues. On the basis of content analyses of election news coverage (812 news stories) and press releases published by political parties (N = 334) during the 2007 national election campaign in… Expand

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