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'Lula is pop!': a critical analysis of a 'celebrity' politician

Matos, Carolina (2003) 'Lula is pop!': a critical analysis of a 'celebrity' politician. Contemporanea - Revista de Comunicação e Cultura É Uma Publicação Semestral (Junho e dezembro) Do Programa de Pós-Graduação em C, 1 (1). pp. 181-203. ISSN 1809-9386

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Abstract

The essay 'Lula is pop!': a critical analysis of a 'celebrity' politician is an initial attempt of stimulating a theoretical debate and further study on the construction of the image of the current president Luis Inacio Lula da Silva in the media. This piece has focused on the element of the 'category of experioence/, and on the emphasis placed by the media on 'personal experience', highlighting how these factors played a key part in the construction of the image of Lula as a unique star persona in 2002. Lastly, this debate has been situated within two significant socio-political contexts, which are also the co-called 'evils; of post-modernity Western cultures, which have been accuses of valuing excessive individualism over solidarity.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.portalseer.ufba.br/index.php/contempora...
Additional Information: © 2003 Faculdade de Comunicação. Universidade Federal da Bahia
Library of Congress subject classification: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 09 Sep 2008 15:26
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/20772/

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