The course deals with the study of the political media (tools, methods and forms) and its role in the democratic process and political development. As well as looking at the evolution of political messages offered for public consumption and functions of the media message in the political and social context, and their impact on the policies and the internal security issues and international relations, including the language of political campaigns, political debate and policy statement. The course will also focus on theories and methodologies most commonly used in the science of political communication.