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European Culture and the Media

European Culture and the Media presents new research and thinking on cultural globalisation, with special focus on and in-depth analysis of a number of cases and dimensions in European media culture and its broader social, political and economic context.
The book is written by some of the most prominent European media researchers from both the humanities and social sciences.  It offers a provocative and new interdisciplinary look at the modern European media culture, and at the same time introduces new theories, empirical data and analysis of media communciation, genres and media institutions.

315 pages | 6-3/4 x 9 | © 2004

Changing Media, Changing Europe

Media Studies

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Table of Contents

Elihu Katz and Mihaela Popescu
Supplementation: On Communicator Control of the Conditions of Reception
Part A: Media, Globalization and the European Imaginary
Stig Hjarvard:
From Bricks to Bytes: The Mediatization of a Global Toy Industry
Máire Messenger Davies and Roberta E. Pearson:
To Boldly Bestride the World Like a Colossus: Shakespeare, Star Trek and the European TV Market
Kirsten Drotner:
Disney Discourses, or Mundane Globalization
Daniel Biltereyst:
Media Audiences and the Game of Controversy. On Reality TV, Moral Panic and Controversial Media Stories
Part B: Citizenship and Cultural Identities
William Uricchio:
Cultural Citizenship in the Age of P2P Networks
Sabina Mihelj:
Negotiating European Identity at the Periphery: Media Coverage of Bosnian Refugees and ‘Illegal Migration’
Kim Christian Schrøder:
Mapping European Identities: A Quantitative Approach to the Qualitative Study of National and Supranational Identities
Peter Ludes:
Eurovisions? Monetary Union and Communication Puzzles
Part C: Media Institutions in a Changing Europe
Taisto Hujanen:
Public Service Strategy in Digital Television: From Schedule to Content 
Gianpietro Mazzoleni:
With the Media, Without the Media. Reasons and Implications of the Electoral Success of Silvio Berlusconi in 2001
Karol Jakubowicz:
A Square Peg in a Round Hole: The EU’s Policy on Public Service Broadcasting

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