Greece provides another, although timid, example of how financial crisis and the technological advancements have affected national media systems.
This chapter describes the structure and development of the media sector in Greece. It explores the relationship between media, political elites, and vested private interests.
This research investigates links between the Euro Crisis and populism and asks whether there are patterns of populism in different election campaigns, namely is there country-specific populist rhetoric or similar anti-elite criticisms?
Freedom, equality and control are core values of democracy. In the Media for Democracy Monitor (MDM) we translate these values into communication functions.
This book aims to highlight the key features of this new communication condition, as the consumption of modern media content is performed "among 4 screens".
The unique context of the September 2015 election provided an opportunity to examine how the Greek media covered the campaign, using analytical tools from agenda-setting and media-framing theory. We investigated nine media outlets’ coverage of the September 2015 election campaign in Greece.
Early optimistic internet evangelists addressed news and information as an area in which digital technologies would eradicate social inequality; social networks, social media and other forms of grass root or Indymedia would establish a powerful counter-public. From today’s perspective, such digital over-optimism is no longer justified.
Η θεαματική αύξηση των επικοινωνιακών μοντέλων μέσω διαδικτύου είχε δραματικό αντίκτυπο στον τρόπο με τον οποίο οι κοινωνίες, τα μέσα μαζικής ενημέρωσης και οι πολιτικοί φορείς ενεργούν και αλληλοεπιδρούν στον εικοστό πρώτο αιώνα. Η πολιτική επικοινωνία αλλάζει, αλλά δεν είναι σαφές πώς σχετίζονται οι αλλαγές με τις ανησυχίες σχετικά με τις ανισότητες στον τομέα της επικοινωνίας και ενημέρωσης.
This text discusses the political communication campaigning of the 2019 European elections in Greece.
This chapter is a product of a comparative research. It focuses on trends in reporting over time. It examines the presence of populist key messages in “news coverage of immigration” and “commentaries on current political events” in European newspapers at two points in time, namely spring 2016 and spring 2017.
The media sector almost everywhere around the globe has entered a period of changes driven by technological advances, increasing competition and commercialization, and consolidation in the ownership status as well as the rise of digital media. Traditional news media companies have tried to invent new business models, but, at the time, without considerable success. These new developments have affected the news media sector, especially journalism.
By reviewing the existing literature on populism in Greece, this chapter, aims at providing a systematic framework to understand the role of populist rhetoric in the formation of the modern Greek state and in contemporary Greek political culture.
This article explores how Athenian university students “manage” their privacy on Facebook while socially interacting with other users. Survey data of undergraduate students in Athens reveal that the social network site use “validates” and enhances the pre-existing social context and that the relationship level has an impact on the way users contact other users on it.
Media policy addresses a wide range of contemporary concerns regarding the structure and the performance of media systems. Although it has often been argued that media policy has been largely technology driven, most of the decisions taken to deal with change are framed by political, economic, and institutional dimensions as well as by international factors.
This study tests the associations between news media use and perceived political polarization, conceptualized as citizens' beliefs about partisan divides among major political parties.
During the last decennia media environments and political communication systems have changed fundamentally. These changes have major ramifications for the political information environments and the extent to which they aid people in becoming informed citizens.