Media in Europe Today

Edited by Josef Trappel, Werner A. Meier, Leen d’Haenens, Jeanette Steemers, and Barbara Thomass for the Euromedia Research Group

Media in Europe Today
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Edited by Josef Trappel, Werner A. Meier, Leen d’Haenens, Jeanette Steemers, and Barbara Thomass for the Euromedia Research Group

Distributed for Intellect Ltd

With an Introduction by Denis McQuail
272 pages | 25 tables | 7 x 9 | © 2011
Paper $35.50 ISBN: 9781841504032 Published February 2011

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.

Contents

Preface

Part I
Chapter 1: The Media in Europe Today: Introduction
      Denis McQuail
Chapter 2: Comparing Media Systems: The European Dimension
      Barbara Thomass and Hans J. Kleinsteuber
Chapter 3: Newspapers: Adapting and Experimenting
    Anker Brink Lund, Karin Raeymaeckers and Josef Trappel
Chapter 4: Radio: A Resilient Medium
      Hans J. Kleinsteuber
Chapter 5: Commercial Television: Business in Transition
      Laura Bergés Saura and Gunn Sara Enli
Chapter 6: Online Media: Changing Provision of News
      Josef Trappel and Gunn Sara Enli
Part II
Chapter 7: Deficits and Potentials of the Public Spheres
      Barbara Thomass
Chapter 8: Media Serving Democracy
      Hannu Nieminen and Josef Trappel

Chapter 9: From Media Regulation to Democratic Media Governance
      Werner A. Meier

Chapter 10: Media Industries: Ownership, Copyright and Regulation
      Elena Vartanova, Laura Bergés Saura, Jeanette Steemers and Stylianos Papathanassopoulos 

Chapter 11: From Public Service Broadcasting to Public Service Media
      Leen d'Haenens, Helena Sousa and Olof Hultén

Chapter 12: Changing Practices of Journalism
      Auksė Balčytienė, Karin Raeymaeckers and Elena Vartanova
Chapter 13: Media and Ethnic Minorities
      Leen D'Haenens and Tristan Mattelart

Chapter 14: Europe as World News Leader
      Jeremy Tunstall

Biographical Notes
Index  

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