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The propaganda model and sociology : understanding the media and society

Klaehn, Jeffery and Mullen, Andrew (2010) The propaganda model and sociology : understanding the media and society. Synaesthesia: Communication Across Cultures, 1 (1). pp. 10-23.

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Abstract

This article unpacks reasons why the Propaganda Model represents a critical sociological approach to understanding media and society, explores the model’s potential within the sociological field, and considers the trajectory of its reputational reception to date. The article also introduces the three central hypotheses and five operative principles of the Propaganda Model and suggests that the model complements other (competing) approaches that explore the relationship between ideological and institutional power and discursive phenomena.

Item type: Article
ID code: 40905
Keywords: propaganda model , sociology , sociological imagination , power, mass media , media and society, institutional power , discursive phenomena, Social Sciences, Print media, Communication
Subjects: Social Sciences
Fine Arts > Print media
Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Social Work and Social Policy > Sociology
Depositing user: Pure Administrator
Date Deposited: 16 Aug 2012 13:13
Last modified: 15 Apr 2015 15:37
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URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/40905

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