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How business lobbyists thrive in the EU's depoliticised media world

De Bruycker, Iskander (2017) How business lobbyists thrive in the EU's depoliticised media world. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (27 Jul 2017). Website.

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Abstract

The EU policy process is often criticised for being distant from its citizens. As Iskander De Bruycker writes, part of this criticism is rooted in a lack of media coverage of EU legislative decision-making. Drawing on a recent study, he illustrates that the extent to which politicians in Brussels address citizens’ interests in the media over a particular piece of legislation depends on how politicised that issue is. And while EU politicians are more likely to engage with the media on issues that have been politicised by civil society groups, they are less likely to do so over issues that business lobbyists have mobilised around.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Sets: Collections > LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2017 15:01
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2020 23:17
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/83877

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