Reversing racism and the elite conspiracy: Strategies used by the British National Party leader in response to hostile media appearances

@article{Johnson2013ReversingRA,
  title={Reversing racism and the elite conspiracy: Strategies used by the British National Party leader in response to hostile media appearances},
  author={Andrew J Johnson and Simon L Goodman},
  journal={Discourse, Context and Media},
  year={2013},
  volume={2},
  pages={156-164}
}
Abstract This paper addresses the talk of the leader of the British National Party, Nick Griffin, when he spoke on the BBC following a surge in electoral success for the party. Inclusion in these programmes demonstrated political progress for the BNP, yet ironically facilitated breadth of criticism for the party, as his appearances were met with widespread hostility and accusations of extremism. Reactive rhetoric to these criticisms is central to Griffin rebranding the party and becoming part… Expand
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