McNair, Brian

Brian McNair is Professor of Journalism & Communication at the University of Strathclyde. He is the author of many books and articles on the relationship between politics and the media, including Journalism and Democracy (2000), Mediated Access (2003, with Matthew Hibberd and Philip Schlesinger), and An Introduction to Political Communication (4th edition, 2007).

Contributions

  • Feature
    The twentieth was, from one perspective, the democratic century — a span of one hundred years which began with no fully functioning democracies in existence anywhere on the planet (if one defines democracy as a political system in which there is both universal suffrage and competitive elections), and ended with 120 countries out of 192 classified by...Read more
  • Feature
    The twentieth was, from one perspective, the democratic century — a span of one hundred years which began with no fully functioning democracies in existence anywhere on the planet (if one defines democracy as a political system in which there is both universal suffrage and competitive elections), and ended with 120 countries out of 192 classified by the Freedom House think tank as...Read more