Paolo ManciniUniversity of Perugia, Italy (UNIPG)
Paolo Mancini (Foligno, 1948) is Professor at Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche, Facoltà di Scienze Politiche, Università di Perugia. Mancini's major publications include "Politics, Media and Modern Democracy" with David Swanson (New York, Praeger, 1996), “Sociologie della comunicazione (with Alberto Abruzzese) (Laterza, 2008); “Elogio della lottizzazione” (Laterza, 2009). In 2004 with Dan Hallin Mancini published “Comparing Media Systems. Three Models of Media and Politics” (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press). This book won the 2005 Goldsmith Book Award from Harvard University, the 2005 Diamond Anniversary Book Award of the National Communication Association and the 2006 outstanding Book Award of the International Communication Association. In 2012 Hallin and Mancini published “Comparing Media Systems Beyond the Western World” (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press).