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Vote for me: playing at politics

Vote for me: playing at politics
Vote for me: playing at politics
In the run-up to the 2005 General Election, one of the United Kingdom’s main television channels broadcast, over the course of a week, a program called Vote for Me. It was a political version of reality television showssuch as Big Brother, Pop Idol, and Fame Academy. Contestants were required to play at being politicians, just as their equivalents in other shows played at being pop stars. The prize was the opportunity to stand in the General Election
109-128
Peter Lang Publishing
Cardo, Valentina
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Street, John
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Riegert, Kristina
Cardo, Valentina
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Street, John
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Riegert, Kristina

Cardo, Valentina and Street, John (2007) Vote for me: playing at politics. In, Riegert, Kristina (ed.) Politicotainment: Television’s Take on the Real. Oxford, GB. Peter Lang Publishing, pp. 109-128.

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In the run-up to the 2005 General Election, one of the United Kingdom’s main television channels broadcast, over the course of a week, a program called Vote for Me. It was a political version of reality television showssuch as Big Brother, Pop Idol, and Fame Academy. Contestants were required to play at being politicians, just as their equivalents in other shows played at being pop stars. The prize was the opportunity to stand in the General Election

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Published date: 2007
Organisations: Winchester School of Art

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Local EPrints ID: 400407
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/400407
PURE UUID: 4948e7a8-4e46-45f5-a114-090aea02e77e

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Date deposited: 19 Sep 2016 13:35
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 18:13

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Author: Valentina Cardo
Author: John Street
Editor: Kristina Riegert

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