This article examines Europe as a exemplary landscape for comprehending globalization. This paper was presented during the Symposium: What is global about global media?
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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 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 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 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 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.
We are in the eve of a new century and there are many questions and scenarios regarding the day after. As the world becomes more complicated, the media occupy a prominent role in the society and influence other social, economic and political institutions. In the new century we are in front of a fast and important transformation where the media institutions and processes are in the centre of these developments as well as conflicts.
This book describes the initiatives and policies of the European Union (EU) in the field of communications. It assesses these policies as well as the intervention of the EU in the communications sector. It analyses the axes of the European audiovisual and communications policies, as these are identified in the initiatives and actions of the EU.
European Television in the Digital Age traces the development of digital TV and provides a clear, concise account of the dynamics and realities of the changing face of television in Europe. The book synthesizes an array of empirical research and case study work, summarizes theoretical arguments, and provides an up-to-date analysis of the European audiovisual landscape. Author offers a timely appraisal of the key issues surrounding digital TV.
This book attempts to analyse the development of the mass media in the European South, particularly the media systems of Italy, Spain, Portugal and Greece as well as to relate their development to the political history and particularities of these countries. Although, this study is not a detailed history of the developments in the filed of mass communication in the Southern Europe, it tries to identify the common characteristics as well as certain constant features of the media systems in these countries.
This book describes and analyses the effects of the deregulation of the communication filed, and particularly the television landscape in Europe and in Greece. It traces the forces and the procedures that dominate the new audiovisual domain. It argues that the re-organization of the audiovisual landscape is part of a procedure that is related to the wider re-structuring of the communication systems and the dominance of neo-liberal ideologies, which favor the re-organization and modernization of the economy. This book describes and analyses the effects of the deregulation of the communication filed, and particularly the television landscape in Europe and in Greece. It traces the forces and the procedures that dominate the new audiovisual domain. It argues that the re-organization of the audiovisual landscape is part of a procedure that is related to the wider re-structuring of the communication systems and the dominance of neo-liberal ideologies, which favor the re-organization and modernization of the economy.