This book analyses how viewers use and react to television screen and its programmes. It discusses the theories of television viewing behaviour, the uses and misuses of TV ratings, the role of TV remote control on television behaviour and its social and cultural effects as well as the ways Greek viewers watch television since the deregulation of Greek television systems, the evolution of the genres of programmes they prefer in this period.
This article seeks, to identify differences between countries in the sources quoted in the news, to establish whether there are consistent differences across countries between types of media in their sourcing patterns and to trace any emergent consistent patterns of variation between different types of organization across different countries.
This is a follow up research that the author has initially undertaken in 1996. The author repeats his research in 1999 monitoring the television programmes of the same five television channels for two weeks, as in the first research, in order to see the amount of violence of Greek television as well as the character of its portrayal. It also compares the findings of the two studies. The results are that the amount of violence has increased for about three times compared to 1996, especially on the TV news programmes.
This study aims to investigate the news coverage of political events in Greece in the three larger media (TV, newspapers, internet) in a specific phase of the financial crisis. It tries to shed light on the specifics of journalistic practice in relation to the promotion of politics.
This is a collective book based on a one-day seminar organized by the Department of Communication and Media Studies at the National University of Athens. The contributors are focused on the media ethics and how journalists can react to the pressures of the new competitive era. It also discusses how journalists and the media react in crisis situations, using case examples from the Vietnam War, the near war situation in the Aegean Sea between Greece and Turkey and crisis in the military.
This article aims to present the basic characteristics of the Greek users of Facebook. It also examines sheds light on the users' relationship with traditional media and the social capital they gain from their participation in Facebook.
This book examines the effects of television, and pays particular emphasis on Greek television. Drawing on the approaches of medium theory and political economy, it refers to the medium of television and its specific conditions of the production of its content and examines how this is further influenced by the commercial logic. Moreover, it examines some the effects of the dominance of commercial television in the Greek system.
This article investigates the volume of foreign news provided by public service and commercial TV channels in countries with different media systems, and how this corresponds to the public's interest in and knowledge of foreign affairs.
This book tries to provide with a concise and coherent way the structures, functions and the developments of the broadcasting systems in various and important parts of the world. It considers that the knowledge of the evolution of broadcasting systems in other countries helps directly or indirectly the potential of comparison. This allows us to examine the similarities as well as the differences and particularities.
This book focuses on the developments of the broadcast and electronic media in Europe and the USA. It explores the effects of the deregulation, the increasing importance of multinational multimedia corporations and details the various challenges that commercialisation and privatisation are posing to the traditions of public service broadcaster, and the development of cable and satellite television in Europe and the US. It pays particular attention to the deregulation and privatisation of broadcasting in Greece.
This book is a study of the economics and politics of the growing international dimension of television broadcasting. It covers the trade in programming and the likely impact of deregulation of the national broadcasting networks and Direct Broadcasting by Satellite, effectively outside national control. It analyzes the role of the traditional TV producing companies and the emergence of the new global media organizations.
In this chapter, the writer will critically analyze the Greek subsidy scheme for newspaper. He will argue that state aid for the press has been heavily influenced by the troubled Greek patronage politics.
This book aims to discuss the contemporary concerning issues to the field of communication and by extension, to the field of theory and research. Among the issues discussed in the book the broader communication environment, the changes in the field of mass media and the information society are included.
Professor Stylianos Papathanasopoulos' article about Satellite Television in the International Encyclopedia of Communication. There are many different uses for satellite technology, and television broadcasting is only one of them.
This article constitutes a presentation of the media systems of 7 countries, namely Spain, Italy, France, Greece, Portugal, Turkey, Malta and Cyprus, that represent what Daniel Hallin and Paolo Mancini propose as the Mediterranean or Polarized Pluralistic model.
This paper tries to discuss the development of digital television in Greece. It traces the players, the economics and the politics associated with this new television medium, and it argue that the domestic market, is difficult to create
the needed economies of scale of the development of digital television.