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Media and Politics

Emnekode: INT2004/1

Semester: Høst
Antall studenter: 45
Emne ansvarlig: Øyvind Kalnes

Obligatorisk litteratur - Bøker

Pensum kan kjøpes hos: SINN bok | bok.lillehammer@sinn.no

Hodkinson, P. (2016). Media, culture and society: an introduction. 2nd Edition. Los Angeles: SAGE. Chap. 1-8, 9-14. 260 pages.

Hoskins, A., & O’Loughlin, B. (2010). War and media: the emergence of diffused war. Cambridge: Polity Press. 192 pages.

Kompendium (Obligatorisk pensum)

Kompendieinnhold er tilgjengelig på to måter. Innhold merket med * (stjerne) finnes kun digitalt tilgjengelig i Fronter. Annet innhold er direkte klikkbare lenker. Skriv ut hele eller deler av innholdet selv.

*Arnold, G. B. (2008). Belief and Disbelief. I Conspiracy theory in film, television, and politics (p. 159–172). Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Publishing Group. 12 p.

Aupers, S. (2012). «Trust No One»: Modernization, Paranoia and Conspiracy Culture. European Journal of Communication,27(1), 22–34. 14 p.

Block, E., & Negrine, R. (2017). The Populist Communication Style: Toward a Critical FrameworkInternational Journal of Communication, 11(0), 20 pages

Caso, F., & Hamilton, C. (Eds.). (2015). Popular Culture and World Politics (p. 1-147). Bristol, UK: E-International Relations Publishing. 147 pages

Denemark, Robert A. (ed), The International Studies Encyclopedia Online. Approx. 75 pages

  • Roselle, Laura. "Foreign Policy and Communication" (28 p.)
  • Aronson, Jonathan D. and Peter F. Cowhey. "The Information and Communication Revolution and International Relations" (22p.)
  • Weimann, Gabriel. "Terrorism and Counterterrorism on the Internet." (25 p.)

*Entman, R. M. (1993). Framing: Toward clarification of a fractured paradigm. Journal of Communication, 43(4), 51–58. 7p.

Gold, D., & McGlinchey, S. (2017). International Relations Theory. In S. McGlinchley (Ed.), International Relations (pp. 46–56). E-International Relations Publishing. 11 pages

Harsin, J. (2015). Regimes of posttruth, postpolitics, and attention economies. Communication, Culture & Critique, 8(2), 327–333. 7 pages

Kalnes, Ø. & Bakøy, E. (2017). Diffused Peace Facilitation and the Cosmopolitan Filmmaker’s Dilemma. Media, War and Conflict . Vol 10, Issue 2, pp 168-188. 21p

*Mearsheimer, J. J. (2011). Introduction. In Why Leaders Lie:The Truth About Lying in International Politics (p. 3-14). Oxford University Press. 11 pages.

*Meyrowitz, J. (1985). Media Situations and Behaviour. I No sense of place: The impact of electronic media on social behavior (s. 35–51). New York , N.Y.: Oxford University Press. 16 p.

*Meyrowitz, J. (2005). The rise of glocality: New senses of place and identity in the global village. I K. Nyíri (Red.), A sense of place: The global and the local in mobile communication (s. 21–30). Vienna: Passagen Verlag. 10 p.

Nye Jr, J. S. (2010). Cyber Power. Cambridge, MA: Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.18 p.

*Oates, S. (2008). Introduction to media and politics. Los Angeles: Sage. Chap. 1.1.-1.5 & Chap. 10. 31 pages

Robinson, P. (1999). The CNN effect: can the news media drive foreign policy? Review of International Studies, 25(2), 301–309. 8 p.

*Seib, P. M., & Janbek, D. M. (2011). Communicating terror. I Global Terrorism and New Media: The Post-Al Qaeda Generation (s. 1–21). London and New York: Taylor & Francis. 21 p.

Skey, M., Kyriakidou, M., McCurdy, P., & Uldam, J. (2016). Staging and Engaging with Media Events: A Study of the 2014 Eurovision Song ContestInternational Journal of Communication, 10(0), 19 pages

Strömbäck, J. (2008). Four Phases of Mediatization: An Analysis of the Mediatization of Politics. The International Journal of Press/Politics, 13(3), 228 –246. 18p.

Sunstein, C. R., & Vermeule, A. (2009). Conspiracy Theories: Causes and Cures. Journal of Political Philosophy, 17(2), 202–227. 25 p.

Trump, Donald (2017), President Trump’s Speech to the Arab Islamic American Summit, 8 pages.

Uscinski, J. E. (2016, June 7). How playing on conspiracy theories can be key to electoral success. The LSE US Centre’s daily blog on American Politics and Policy. 4 Pages.

Van Heertum, R. (2016). The Scourge of Fake News. Flow, 23. 4 pages.

Wells, C., Shah et al. (2016). How Trump Drove Coverage to the Nomination: Hybrid Media Campaigning. Political Communication, 0(0), 1–8.  8 pages


Media texts:

All media texts in the list will be used during classes. Each student chooses one media text from each genre, in total 4 media texts.


  • Benioff, D., & Weiss, D. B. (2011, april 17). Game of Thrones. (Season 1). HBO.
  • Eurovision (2014),  Eurovision Song Contest 2014 Copenhagen
  • Skjoldbjærg, E. (2015). Occupied (Season 1) (English subtitles). Nordisk film.


  • Akar, S. (2006). Valley of the Wolves: Iraq. Star Media Entertainment.
  • Ross, G. (2012). The Hunger Games.
  • Wnendt, D. (2015). Er ist wieder da. (English Subtitles)


  • McCarthy, C. (2010). The Road. Pan Macmillan.
  • Roth, P. (2010). The Plot Against America. Random House.
  • Singer, P.W. & Cole, August (2015), Ghost Fleet: A Novel of the Next World War, Houghton, Mififn Harcourt Publishing.


  • Aftenposten. (2014). Sweatshop (Season 1 and 2) (English subtitles). aptv.no.
  • Arnestad, B. (2007). My Daughter The Terrorist. Snitt Film Productions.
  • Kirk, M. (2017). Bannon’s War. Frontline. PBS.

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