This chapter aims at describing the effects of media modernisation and commercialisation on journalism and politics in contemporary Greece.
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.
This study tests the associations between news media use and perceived political polarization, conceptualized as citizens' beliefs about partisan divides among major political parties.
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 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.
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.