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Dynamics of Media Politics : Broadcast and Electronic Media in Western Europe - Euromedia Research Group

Dynamics of Media Politics

Broadcast and Electronic Media in Western Europe

Paperback Published: 1st December 1991
ISBN: 9780803985742
Number Of Pages: 224

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The broadcasting and other electronic media are in the throes of a prolonged and vigorous restructuring. In this wide-ranging and illuminating text, members of the Euromedia Research Group analyze the nature, dynamics and directions of the changes currently affecting the Western European media.<P></P><P>Outstanding trends explored include the increasing importance of transnational multimedia corporations and the various challenges from commercialization and privatization to traditions of public service broadcasting. The authors also examine the widespread development of local radio and television stations and discuss their regulatory framework.</P>

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`This is a useful book for students of European audiovisual developments. For the dedicated professional it will also help to make sense of current trends in broadcasting' - Irish Communications Review

Setting The Scene
From Structure to Dynamics
A Framework for the Analysis of Media Change in Europe in the 1990s
Crossing Borders
The Building of Media Empires
Regulation of Media at the European Level
The Technology Factor
Television Content
Dallasification of Culture?
Pressures on National Systems
Public Broadcasting in a State of Flux
Public Service Broadcasting
Reactions to Competition
Small States in the Shadow of Giants
Media Localism
The Global Village Stays Local
Models of Local Media Development
Regulation of Media at the Local Level
Wake Up, Europe!
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ISBN: 9780803985742
ISBN-10: 0803985746
Series: Sage Communications in Society
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st December 1991
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.17
Weight (kg): 0.26