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Media Policy : Convergence, Concentration & Commerce - Euromedia Research Group

Media Policy

Convergence, Concentration & Commerce

Paperback Published: 1st March 1999
ISBN: 9780761959403
Number Of Pages: 240

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The European media landscape is changing profoundly. In this wide-ranging and timely text, members of the Euromedia Research Group examine the ways in which national and supranational policy is reacting to these changes.

The contributors consider: the consequences for broadcasting systems of satellite and cable delivery; the fate of public broadcasting under deregulation; the changes currently affecting print media and newspapers; the impact of media changes for political and social cultural life; and the significance of the Internet, the first true fruit of the telematic revolution in communication.

The main themes of media policy analysis today are convergence, concentration and commercialization, and abu

Changing Media and Changing Society
Structural Changes
The European Newspaper Market
Does Public Broadcasting Have a Future?
Media Concentration and the Public Interest
Technological Changes
The Digital Future
The Internet
A New Mass Medium?
Legislative Dilemmas
Media and Sociocultural Change
Commercialization and Beyond
Politicization in Decline?
Media Use in the European Household
The Media in the Age of Digital Communication
Policy Responses
Debating National Policy
Media Concentration
Options for Policy
European Policy Initiatives
Looking to the Future
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ISBN: 9780761959403
ISBN-10: 0761959408
Series: Mass Ser.
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 1st March 1999
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.11 x 14.99  x 1.52
Weight (kg): 0.37

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