The Hybrid Media System: Politics and Power

@inproceedings{Chadwick2013TheHM,
  title={The Hybrid Media System: Politics and Power},
  author={Andrew Chadwick},
  year={2013}
}
‘There are only two types of media stories’, an experienced journalist once observed: ‘Isn’t it wonderful or isn’t it a shame?!’ The same goes for most analyses of the role of the media in contemporary politics, where authors also tend to take extreme positions. Some analysts claim that the ‘old’ media are disruptive and destructive forces in democracies (Flinders 2012), while others applaud and explore the ways in which the ‘new’ social media may help citizens and grassroots movements to exert… 

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