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2017 | 1(15) | 5-20 (16)
Article title

DZIENNIKARSTWO POLITYCZNE W PERSPEKTYWIE TEORETYCZNEJ

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Title variants
EN
POLITICAL JOURNALISM IN A THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVE
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Abstracts
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Without a doubt, political journalism plays a central role in all types of media. It is based upon media coverage of current political life in both domestic and international aspects. As a result, it attracts the attention of a wide audience, interested in information and comments from this sphere. Political issues usually start messages in electronic media and are located on the front pages of newspapers. In the delivered paper its author defines the basic concepts of political journalism, he discusses briefly the history, functions and tasks, as well as the relationship arising between political journalists and politicians, sources of information and forms of communication. The political journalism is focused on providing the information about current political events, activities of political actors and its circumstances. In fact, political journalism relates to public and democratic tasks, shapes public opinion, links the political decisionmaking sphere and society. Besides, it gives importance to specific political problems, performing three functions: education, explanation, and mediation of transfer of political knowledge. The author discusses in the paper the forms of expression in political journalism such as reports, talk shows, interviews, reportages. Political journalism is changing under the influence of the development of new communication technologies.
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5-20 (16)
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Contributors
  • Instytut Nauk Politycznych i Źziennikarstwa, Wydział Nauk Społecznych, Uniwersytet 􀄝ląski w Katowicach, ul. Bankowa 11, 40-007 Katowice, e-mail: stanislaw. michalczyk@us.edu.pl
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Publication order reference
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