Populism, Media, and the Form of Society

  title={Populism, Media, and the Form of Society},
  author={Benjamin Kr{\"a}mer},
  journal={Communication Theory},
How does populism understand society and the role of the media, and how can the relationship between populism and the media be interpreted from a perspective of social theory? This article compares an ideal-typical right-wing populist worldview to a social-theoretical perspective and populism is interpreted as a reaction to structures of modern society. It theorizes the ambiguous role of the media in a populist worldview, with regard to anti-media populism and the reaction of non-populist media… Expand
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