The Media in Europe: The Euromedia Handbook

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SAGE, Jan 31, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 274 pages
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'This comprehensive, easily accessible book will be a helpful companion to students and researchers alike... [a] superb guide to "The Media in Europe".' - Journal of European Affairs

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 and provides basic statistics relating to each case study.The chapters are written by an expert from the country concerned. Most of these are members of the Euromedia Research Group, a research collective that has been active for more than 20 years and has produced a series of assessments of media policy developments in Europe.


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Mary Kelly is Professor and Chair of the Department of Art at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her project-based artwork, "Post-Partum Document (1973-79), "Interim (1984-89) and "Gloria Patri (1992) is represented in such public collections as London's Tate Gallery, the Zurich Museum, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Australian National Gallery, the Helsinki City Art Museum, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. She is author of "Imaging Desire (1996) and her writing is included in the monograph "Mary Kelly (1997).

GIANPIETRO MAZZOLENI is Professor of Sociology of Mass Communication and Political Communication at the University of Milan. In addition he is Chair of the EuroMedia Research Group and Vice-chair of the Political Communication Division of the International Communication Association and serves on the editorial boards of The European Journal of Communication and of Political Communication. He is the author of La Comunicazione Politica (1998) and editor of the Italian scholarly journal Communicazione Politica.

Denis McQuail is emeritus professor of communication at the University of Amsterdam and visiting professor in the Department of Politics, University of Southampton. His books include Audience Analysis (1997) and McQuail's Mass Communication Theory (5th ed. 2005), a comprehensive introduction to the field that takes full account of new technologies and globalization issues. His most recent edited collection is Communication Theory and Research (2006), which presents outstanding studies in communications research published during the last decade. The selections are drawn from the European Journal of Communication, a leading international journal, founded by McQuail, Peter Golding and Els De Bens.

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