The politicization of entertainment media: A study of the Italian tabloid Chi during the 2013 electoral campaign

@article{Ciaglia2015ThePO,
  title={The politicization of entertainment media: A study of the Italian tabloid Chi during the 2013 electoral campaign},
  author={Antonio Ciaglia and M. Yanina Mazzoni},
  journal={Journalism},
  year={2015},
  volume={16},
  pages={812 - 829}
}
The concept of political parallelism identifies the different forms in which the media and politics can interact. However, media partisanship has always been almost exclusively limited to news media. This study shows that the Italian media system is at the center of a significant change, in regard to the way in which mass media political parallelism works and develops. Due to structural reasons, Italy’s political parallelism crosses the threshold of the news media and seems to fully apply to… 
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