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|Unit chair:||A Nethery|
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This unit examines the role of the media in the contemporary Australian domestic politics. It explores the place of the media in a liberal democracy like Australia focusing on key issues like the role of the state as regulator, the power of the press in setting the political agenda, public opinion polling, politics and the ownership of media organisations, the public relations state and political spin, issues management and pressure groups, talk back radio, and finally the democratic potential for new media and civic journalism.
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