Excerpt from course description

Political communication RE-SIT EXAMINATION


The course is a basic introduction to how the government communicate with its public, and how the public communicate with political and governmental decision-makers.

Course content

Part 1: Election campaign communication

  • The Norwegian party system
  • How politicians communicate with the electorate
  • Political campaign communication

Part 2: The Storting, public administration, government relations and lobbying

  • How public management is organized in Norway
  • Interaction between public administration and the political sector
  • The role of citizens: The right to knowledge
  • Information- and communication strategies for public administration
  • The role of the Storting and how it works
  • The relaytionship between the governmental administration, the Cabinet and the Storting
  • Lobbying
  • Governmental communication policy


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