Media Between Culture and Commerce

An Introduction

Edited by Els de Bens

Edited by Els de Bens

Distributed for Intellect Ltd

256 pages | 6-3/4 x 9 | © 2007
Paper $35.50 ISBN: 9781841501659 Published July 2007

In the face of declining newspaper sales, challenges from online competitors, and flagging ratings for broadcast news programs, media companies have struggled to maintain their relevance. Media between Culture and Commerce brings together a group of European media experts to address the consequences of a system that is increasingly powered by global media conglomerates that set the pace of news and information. As national borders blur and the corporations behind journalism and broadcasting continue to merge, this timely volume will prove a necessary resource to those interested in European media studies and globalization.

 

 

 

Contents
Foward
 
Els De Bens
Chapter 1: Media Between Culture and Commerce:
An Introduction
 
Jan van Cuilenburg
Chapter 2: Media diversity, competition and concentration:
Concepts and Theories
 
Minna Aslama, Els De Bens, Jan van Cuilenburg, Kaarle Nordenstreng,
Winfried Schulz & Richard van der Wurff with contributions from Ildiko Kovats,
Gianpietro Mazzoleni and Ralph Negrine. Edited by Jan van Cuilenburg & Richard van der Wurff
Chapter 3: Measuring and Assessing Empirical Media
Diversity: Some European Cases
 
Jan van Cuilenburg and Richard van der Wurff
Chapter 4: Toward Easy-to-Measure Media Diversity Indicators
 
Karol Jakubowicz
Chapter 5: Public Service Broadcasting: A Pawn on an Ideological Chessboard
 
Stylianos Papathanassopoulos
Chapter 6: Financing Public Service Broadcasters in the New Era
 
Minna Aslama and Trine Syvertsen
Chapter 7: Public Service Broadcasting and New Technologies:
Marginalisation or Re-Monopolisation
 
Karol Jakubowitcz
Chapter 8: Looking to the Future
 
Karol Jakubowicz
Chapter 9: Media Governance Structure in Europe
 
Cees J. Hamelink and Kaarle Nordenstreng
Chapter 10: Towards Democratic Media Governance
 
References
Biographies
Index
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