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Desafectos y medios de comunicación: El estado de la cuestión de una relación difusa

Reflexión política, ISSN 0124-0781, Año 7, Nº. 14, 2005, pags. 8-24
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ABSTRACT El presente trabajo pretende plantear el estado de la cuestión de los estudios que, enmarcados dentro de las teorías de los efectos de la comunicación política, se han venido ocupando en las últimas décadas de desencriptar la compleja relación entre la extensión de los patrones de desafección política entre los ciudadanos de las democracias contemporáneas, por un lado, y las dinámicas con las que los medios de comunicación vienen ocupándose de los asuntos de carácter político, por otro. Una vez planteado el modo en el que se han ido cristalizando las posiciones en relación al objeto de estudio, se expondrán en prospectiva los retos a los que politólogos y expertos en comunicación han de enfrentarse para superar los límites de diversa naturaleza que se han ido sedimentando en el área.

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