Parliament Election in Poland and Media Coverage of Political Struggles

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Liya P. Evseeva

PhD in Historical Sciences, Senior Researcher at the Chair of Foreign Journalism and Literature, Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

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Section: Foreign Journalism

The article deals with the situation in Poland during election period in October 2011. Keen political struggle between country’s two major parties directly influenced Polish media and results in scandals and ousters in leading publications or simply to media fun facts.

Keywords: parliamentary election, political struggle, the Civil Platform, politicization, Gazeta Wyborcza, Rzeczpospolita