This study demonstrates that the coverage of the EU in the European press affects the knowledge and attitude towards the EU of the average European newspaper reader. This outcome is the more relevant now that the EU is steadily growing in size and impact, but conversely is confronted with a general decline in public support. The legitimacy of the EU is challenged. The question asked here is whether or not media can play a role in bridging the gap between ‘Brussels’ and the European citizen.
|Award date||8 Feb 2012|
|Place of Publication||Oisterwijk|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|
Bibliographical noteNaam instelling promotie: VU Vrije Universiteit
Naam instelling onderzoek: VU Vrije Universiteit