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dc.creatorSagarzazu, Iñaki
dc.creatorLanger, Ana, I.
dc.date.accessioned2017-10-31T21:01:06Z
dc.date.available2017-10-31T21:01:06Z
dc.date.issued2017-08-02
dc.identifier.citationLanger, A. I., & Sagarzazu, I. (2017). Bring back the party: personalisation, the media and coalition politics. West European Politics, 1-24.en_US
dc.identifier.other10.1080/01402382.2017.1354528
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2346/73344
dc.description.abstractWhat effect, if any, does a change in type of government have on the degree of media personalisation? This article argues that the different incentives that single- and multi-party governments provide to individual politicians and parties affect the level of media personalisation. Where the parties are more involved (i.e. multi-party coalitions) there will be less media personalisation. In contrast, where a single individual can command the party, there will be more media personalisation. The article tests these assumptions with a novel dataset created from over 1 million newspaper articles covering a continuous 24-year period in the UK. It finds that the switch to a coalition government in 2010 indeed changed the dynamics of media personalisation. These findings not only provide key insights into the phenomenon of personalisation but also enable us to better understand some of the potential consequences of changes in government types for power dynamics and democratic accountability.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherTaylor & Francisen_US
dc.subjectPolitical scienceen_US
dc.subjectMass mediaen_US
dc.subjectPolitical partiesen_US
dc.titleBring back the party: Personalization, media and coalition politicsen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.description.noteEmbargoed until 02/02/2019 due to publisher policy


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