The publishing of Comparing Political Communication and Comparing Media Systems in 2004 provided the opportunity to discuss about Comparative Political Communication. To be more precise, this Critical Note tries to offer in a single perspective, both the more recent theoretical developments and the empirical researches. The article is organized in four parts: the first and second part refers to comparative methods and its use applied to Political communication. The third part discusses a categorization proposal for comparative political communication studies. Finally, last section shows three models of journalism specified by Hallin and Mancini.