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The State and the Broadcasting Media: All Change?

  • Raymond Kuhn
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Abstract

During the Mitterrand presidency the relationship between the state and the broadcasting media underwent significant change. The state relinquished its monopoly of ownership and established new high-profile regulatory authorities in a withdrawal from its previous omni-competent role. Liberalization, deregulation and privatization were the fashionable concepts which informed a new official discourse in media policy-making, as radio and television became increasingly subject to market pressures rather than state controls.

Keywords

Economic Liberalization Broadcasting System Socialist Government State Monopoly Political Liberalization 
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© M. Maclean 1998

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