Mass Media and Media Policy in Western Europe

Author: Peter Humphreys

Publisher: Manchester University Press


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 372

View: 975

This comparative, textbook analysis explores how television and press systems across Europe have been shaped by technology, economics and politics. The author explores the implications of the commercialisation of national broadcasting systems, and the media policies of the European Union in the age of transfrontier media operations.

The Media in Europe

The Euromedia Handbook

Author: Mary Kelly

Publisher: SAGE


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 274

View: 499

Completely rewritten, the Third Edition of this successful guide to European media systems has also been expanded to include Central and Eastern Europe as well as Western Europe. Covering 23 countries, the volume highlights and explains key issues of debate and current tendencies in media policy.

New Media Politics

Comparative Perspectives in Western Europe

Author: Denis McQuail



Category: Political Science

Page: 216

View: 235

Markets and Myths

Forces For Change In the European Media

Author: Anthony Weymouth

Publisher: Routledge


Category: History

Page: 280

View: 985

Market and Myths: Forces for Change in the European Media is the first introductory text to provide a detailed analysis of the European Media in five major Western European countries within the context of a theoretical framework. All forms of the mass media are covered and the impact of media policy on the political, social and cultural life of the countries concerned - Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Spain. Issues such as the continuing role of public service broadcasting and the extent to which a process of Europeanisation has occurred within the Media are examined in a clear accessible style which will make this book essential reading for all those with an interest in the European Media.

The Media in Western Europe

The Euromedia Handbook

Author: Euromedia Research Group

Publisher: SAGE Publications Limited


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 296

View: 402

This is an up-to-date and comprehensive guide to the media throughout Western Europe. The authoritative handbook of the Euromedia Research Group, it covers: the whole range of print, broadcast and other electronic media; the media systems of individual Western European nations; media finance and ownership; regulation of the media; key comparative statistics; the historical development of broadcasting and the press; the context and structure within which the media operate; and policy issues and trends in each country. The Media in Western Europe is an essential reference tool for researchers and students in media studies and for broadcasters and journalists throughout Europe.

Power, Performance and Politics

Media Policy in Europe

Author: Werner A. Meier

Publisher: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft Mbh & Company


Category: Political Science

Page: 257

View: 884

For 25 years, members of the Euromedia Research Group have analyzed the connection between mass media, the public, and politics. On the basis of established and new theoretical approaches, this collection of papers â?? by members of the Group â?? examines the changes in the European media. It also looks at the European trends of central media-political concepts, such as media diversity, journalistic responsibility, and media governance.

Media in Europe Today

Author: Josef Trappel

Publisher: Intellect Books


Category: Social Science

Page: 272

View: 586

Media in Europe Today provides a comprehensive overview of European media in its current state of transformation. Through a focus on specific European media sectors, it assesses the impact of new technologies across industries and addresses a wide range of practices, strategies, and challenges facing European media today. The Euromedia Research Group has more than twenty years of experience in the observation of trends affecting media today, and this book marks the strong continuation of that long tradition.

Dynamics of Media Politics

Broadcast and Electronic Media in Western Europe

Author: Karen Siune

Publisher: SAGE Publications Limited


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 236

View: 149

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. 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.

Europeanised Politics?

European Integration and National Political Systems

Author: Klaus H. Goetz

Publisher: Routledge


Category: Political Science

Page: 256

View: 144

This comparative examination of the impact of European integration on the politics and government of EU member states covers the parties, the legal system, voters and public administration.