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Title Media in Europe today / edited for the Euromedia Research Group by Josef Trappel [and others] ; with an introduction by Denis McQuail
Published Bristol, UK ; Chicago : Intellect, 2011
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Contents The media in Europe today : introduction -- Comparing media systems : the European dimension -- Newspapers : adapting and experimenting -- Radio : a resilient medium -- Commercial television : business in transition -- Online media : changing provision of news -- Deficits and potentials of the public spheres -- Media serving democracy -- From media regulation to democratic media governance -- Media industries : ownership, copyright and regulation -- From public service broadcasting to public service media -- Changing practices of journalism -- Media and ethnic minorities -- Europe as world news leader
Summary This book is written by media scholars from all over Europe who are members of the Euromedia Research Group. What unites the group is the joint interest of its members in the analysis of media structures and media policy in Europe against the background of contemporary communication theories and concepts. The book has two parts: First, it looks into structural changes in specific media formats such as newspapers, radio, television and online-media. Second, it analyses specific problems and challenges in a comparative way, such as the creation of public sphere(s), the relation between media and
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Mass media -- Europe.
Form Electronic book
Author McQuail, Denis.
Trappel, Josef, 1963-
Euromedia Research Group.
ISBN 1841504351 (electronic bk.)
9781841504353 (electronic bk.)