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A Tale of Two Elections? - Differences in Media Representations between the European Parliament Election and National Election


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Title: A Tale of Two Elections? - Differences in Media Representations between the European Parliament Election and National Election
Authors: Corneliusson, Vanessa
Issue Date: 1-Dec-2015
Degree: Master theses
Series/Report no.: EURP MA
85
Keywords: Media representations
European Parliament election
national election
democratic deficit
legitimacy deficit
European Union
Abstract: The low turnout in the elections to the European Parliament is arguably a crucial aspect of the democratic deficit in the European Union. Although the reasons for the low turnout may be several, this thesis puts focus on the influence of the media and their potential impact on the turnout. The aim of this research is to contribute to the explanation of the low turnout in the European Parliament elections by investigating what the differences are in the media representations of the European Parli... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/41191
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