By Bernd-Peter Lange (Editor), David Ward (Editor)
This comparative research brings jointly lecturers and practitioners who paintings within the box of media and elections to supply a suite of nationwide case stories and an research of the felony and regulatory frameworks which are hired by way of state states to make sure that the media practice in line with yes criteria in the course of election sessions. In taking off the felony and regulatory framework every one bankruptcy offers an account of the socio-political stipulations and media surroundings in all of the international locations and to that end information the legislation that govern the print and broadcast media in the course of election crusade classes. The nations incorporated are France, Germany, Italy, Russia, South Africa, the USA, and the uk. a collection of reflections by means of a Member of the ecu Parliament and a collection of techniques for reliable perform in media and elections also are integrated. hence, the booklet is prepared to supply a realistic consultant in order that it may be used as a instruction manual.