US Election 2016 – BU academics publish initial analysis within 10 days of the result

The Centre for Politics and Media Research and Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community are very pleased to announce the publication of “US Election Analysis 2016: Media, Voters and the Campaign”, edited by Darren Lilleker, Einar Thorsen, Daniel Jackson and Anastasia Veneti.

Featuring 83 contributions from 90 contributors. Leveraging the extensive networks of the editors the volume includes important contributions from leading US-based academics (Pippa Norris, Robert, McChesney and Richard Perloff) and emerging scholars across the world, this free publication captures the immediate thoughts, reflections and early research insights on the 2016 US Presidential election on from the cutting edge of media and politics research.

Published 10 days after the election, these contributions are short and accessible. Authors provide authoritative analysis of the campaign, including research findings or new theoretical insights; to bring readers original ways of understanding the election and its consequences. Contributions also bring a rich range of disciplinary influences, from political science to history, journalism studies to advertising.

The publication is available as a free downloadable PDF, as a website and as a paperback report. Website URL:

Thanks to all of our contributors and production staff who helped make the quick turnaround possible. We hope it makes for a vibrant and engaging read!