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Political legacies of Italian entertainment TV


To what extent are the media to blame for the rise of populist political leaders? Andrea Tesei and colleagues explore the impact of the light entertainment served up by Silvio Berlusconi's commercial TV network, Mediaset, on his later electoral success.


Ruben Durante, Paolo Pinotti and Andrea Tesei

3 July 2017     Paper Number CEPCP505

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