Prime Ministers and the Media: Issues of Power and Control

Prime Ministers and the Media: Issues of Power and Control

Editor(s): Colin Seymour-Ure

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

Print ISBN: 9780631166870

Online ISBN: 9780470753422

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753422

About this Book

This book looks at the ways in which prime ministers manage and fail to manage their public communication.


  • A timely examination of the ways in which prime ministers manage and fail to manage their public communication.
  • Original in scope, covering political rumours, political cartoons and capital cities, in addition to more familiar topics.
  • Sets contemporary analysis of Downing Street press secretaries, media barons and press conferences in fuller historical context than usual.
  • Draws on public records, private papers and interviews by the author dating back to the 1960s.

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