Tag Archive: television

Female Comediennes are Changing Politics

They say, ā€˜laughter is the best medicine.ā€™ This is true in politics as well as daily life. In fact, the rules of laughter (when are we allowed to laugh, how much can you… Continue reading

Media coverage of the UK’s female prime ministers has become more gendered from Thatcher to May

Women politicians are often presented in the mainstream media as women first, politicians second ā€“ in stories that should focus on their policies but instead analyse their personal lives, appearance and gender. Has… Continue reading

Tories, television and the drivers of party change

A new study on how political parties deal with changing communications technology revives unresolved debates about the drivers of party change. Can parties choose how and when to adapt to technological change –… Continue reading