Global Media Journal México


This paper presents empirical research about the impact of the mexican presidential election of July 2nd and how the European media approached it. The period analyzed is from July 3rd to September 6th, 2006. The research was done using as methodology the tecnique of content analysis in four main italian newspapers (Corriere della Sera, Stampa, Il Messaggero, La Repubblica); three top european newpapers (El País, Le Monde and The Times) and the seven main channels of TV news (Tg1, Tg2, Tg3, Tg4, Tg5, Studio Aperto, Tg La 7) in Italy.Keywords: press, television, content analysis, European journalism.