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Understanding Media Policies

A European Perspective

  • Evangelia Psychogiopoulou
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Evangelia Psychogiopoulou, Dia Anagnostou
    Pages 1-20
  3. Ruzha Smilova, Daniel Smilov, Georgi Ganev
    Pages 37-53
  4. Paško Bilić, Nada Švob-Ðokić
    Pages 54-69
  5. Henrik Søndergaard, Rasmus Helles
    Pages 70-84
  6. Urmas Loit, Halliki Harro-Loit
    Pages 85-99
  7. Heikki Kuutti, Epp Lauk, Pasi Nevalainen, Riitta Sokka
    Pages 100-115
  8. Sebastian Müller, Christoph Gusy
    Pages 116-132
  9. Evangelia Psychogiopoulou, Anna Kandyla, Dia Anagnostou
    Pages 133-149
  10. Alina Mungiu-Pippidi, Cristian Ghinea
    Pages 166-181
  11. Andrej Školkay, Mária Ondruchová-Hong
    Pages 182-197
  12. Susana de la Sierra, Emilio Guichot, Marina Mantini, Irene Sobrino
    Pages 198-213
  13. Dilek Kurban, Esra Elmas
    Pages 214-229
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 257-284

About this book

Introduction

Leading scholars investigate media policies in Europe, inquiring into the regulatory practices, policy tools and institutional features of media policy-making in 14 countries. The book offers a fresh assessment of the ways European media policies are formulated and identifies the factors that exert an influence throughout the process.

Keywords

democracy Europe Germany Governance Institution media Policy transformation

Editors and affiliations

  • Evangelia Psychogiopoulou
    • 1
  1. 1.Hellenic Foundation for European & Foreign PolicyGreece

About the editors

DIA ANAGNOSTOU Lecturer of Politics at the Department of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies at Macedonia University of Thessaloniki, Greece PA KO BILI? Research Assistant at the Department for Culture and Communications, Institute for International Relations, Zagreb, Croatia FEDERICA CASAROSA Research Assistant at the European University Institute RACHAEL CRAUFURD SMITH Senior Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh, UK SUSANA DE LA SIERRA Professor of Administrative Law at the University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain PIERRE-FRANÇOIS DOCQUIR Postdoctoral Researcher at the Centre Perelman for Legal Philosophy and an Associate Researcher at the Centre for Communication and Information Law, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium ESRA ELMAS PhD Researcher at the department of Political Science in Galatasaray University, and a Teaching Assistant at Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey CRISTIAN GHINEA Executive Director of the think tank Romanian Center for European Policies (CRPE), a political analyst and a columnist in the Romanian media EMILIO GUICHOT REINA Professor of Administrative Law at the University of Seville, Spain CHRISTOPH GUSY Professor of Law at the University of Bielefeld, Germany HALLIKI HARRO-LOIT Associate Professor and the head of the Institute of Journalism and Communication at the University of Tartu, Estonia RASMUS HELLES Assistant Professor at the Department of Media, Cognition and Communication, University of Copenhagen, Denmark ANNA KANDYLA Research Assistant at the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy, Athens, Greece DILEK KURBAN Director of the Democratisation Program at the Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV) HEIKKI KUUTTI Research Fellow in Journalism at the Department of Communication, University of Jyväskylä, Finland EPP LAUK Professor of Journalism at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland URMAS LOIT Lecturer at the University of Tartu, Estonia MARINA MANTINI Researcher for the MEDIADEM project at the University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain SEBASTIAN MÜLLER Researcher at the Law Faculty of the University of Bielefeld, Germany ALINA MUNGIU PIPPIDI Professor of Governance and Democracy Studies at Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, Germany PASI NEVALAINEN Doctoral student in Finnish history at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland MÁRIA ONDRUCHOVÁ-HONG Senior Researcher at School of Communication and Media, Bratislava, Slovakia KATHARINE SARIKAKIS Professor of Media Governance, Media Structures, and Media Organisation at the University of Vienna, Austria IRENE SOBRINO Lecturer and Researcher in Constitutional Law at the University of Seville, Spain RIITTA SOKKA Participated in the research project 'The Publicity of Information of Authorities' at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland HENRIK SØNDERGAARD Associate Professor at the Department of Media, Cognition and Communication, University of Copenhagen, Denmark YOLANDE STOLTE Editor for the online legal journal 'SCRIPTed' ANDREJ KOLKAY Director of the School of Communication and Media, Bratislava, Slovakia NADA VOB-?OKI? Scientific adviser in the Culture and Communications Department, Institute for International Relations, Zagreb, Croatia BART VAN BESIEN Researcher at the Centre Perelman for Legal Philosophy, Free University of Brussels (ULB), Belgium

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Reviews

'This very timely, extremely valuable and well-organised collection of informative analyses of media policies in Europe is essential reading for anyone interested in media policy debates, institutional arrangements and regulatory practices within a wide framework of conflicting interests and differing national approaches to communication challenges. Highly commendable!' - Petros Iosifidis, Director of the MA Media and Communication courses, City University London, UK

'Understanding Media Policies puts together fascinating evidence of the patchwork of national media policy models in Europe, yet it provides a common background for their comparison. This is a valuable contribution to the growing literature in media policy studies, with compelling descriptions of politics shaping media landscapes.'

- Beata Klimkiewicz, The Jagiellonian University, Poland