Here you can find information about recent books on political communication by members of ECREAs Political Communication section. If you are a member of the section, have just published a book written in English and want it listed here, please send an email to the webmaster:


–Frank Esser & Thomas Hanitzsch (Eds. (2012). The Handbook of Comparative Communication Research. New York: Routledge.

– Christina Holtz-Bacha & Jesper Strömbäck (Eds.) (2012). Opinion Polls and the Media. Reflecting and Shaping Public Opinion. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.


– Toril Aalberg & James Curran (Eds.) (2011). How the Media Inform Democracy: A Comparative Approach. London: Routledge.

– Felicitas Macgilchrist (2011). Journalism and the Political: Discursive Tensions in News Coverage of Russia. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

– Joseph Trappel, Hannu Nieminen & Lars Nord (Eds.) (2011). The Media for Democracy Monitor. A Cross-National Study of Leading News Media. Gothenburg: Nordicom.

– Michaela Maier, Jesper Strömbäck & Lynda Lee Kaid (Eds.) (2011). Political Communication in European Parliamentary Elections. Farnham: Ashgate.

– Josef Trappel & Werner A. Meier (Eds.) (2011). On Media Monitoring: The Media and Their Contribution to Democracy. New York: Peter Lang.

– Jesper Strömbäck & Spiro Kiousis (Eds.) (2011). Political Public Relations. Principles and Applications. New York: Routledge.

– Josef Trappel, Werner A. Meier, Leen d’Haenens, Jeanette Steemers & Barbara Thomass (Eds.) (2011). Media in Europe Today. Bristol: Intellect.

– Philippe J. Maarek (2011). Campaign Communication and Political Marketing. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.

– Kees Brants & Katrin Voltmer (Eds.) (2011). Political Communication in Postmodern Democracy. Challenging the Primacy of Politics. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.


– Gerd G. Kopper & Peter Gross (Eds.) (2010). Understanding Foreign Correspondence: A Euro-American Perspective of Concepts, Methodologies, and Theories. New York: Peter Lang.

– Sigrid Koch-Baumgarten & Katrin Voltmer (Eds.) (2010). Public Policy and Mass Media. The Interplay of Mass Communication and Political Decision Making. London: Routledge.

– Jennifer Lees-Marshment, Jesper Strömbäck & Chris Rudd (Eds.) (2010). Global Political Marketing. London: Routledge.

– Aeron Davis (2010). Political Communication and Social Theory. London: Routledge.

– Denis McQuail (2010). McQuail’s Mass Communication Theory. 6th Edition. London: Sage.

Nick Couldry, Sonia Livingstone & Tim Markham (2010). Media Consumption and Public Engagement. Beyond the Presumption of Attention. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

– Chiara Valentini & Giorgia Nesti (2010). Public Communication in the European Union. History, Perspectives and Challenges. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.