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Jacqueline Baxter

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781447326021

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447326021.001.0001

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School Governors in the Media

School Governors in the Media

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(p.51) Three School Governors in the Media
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School Governance
Author(s):

Jacqueline Baxter

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447326021.003.0004

The ‘Trojan Horse’ affair did not occur in isolation, but in common with many such ‘defining episodes’ manifested in the guise of a culmination of a number of factors: contextual, cultural and political. One of the defining factors surrounding the event was the way in which it was crafted by the media and manipulated by both the media and the government to such an extent that it became impossible to understand whether this was an education scandal or terrorist threat. In order to examine the event in more detail and to examine why it was so influential in terms of later policymaking, this chapter places the affair within the context of what is known as the ‘mediatisation of education policy’–a field of research that explores and examines the complex ways in which the media influences and shapes policy

Keywords:   Media, Mediatisation, Education policy, Online media, School governing

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