The technological, political and regulatory developments have introduced a complexity of new forces which are transforming the medium into an international one. This papers sets out both to identify and document the process of internationalization.
This article examines the notion of the "Americanization" of political and campaign communication. It explores the significance of the convergence of practices and the implications for future patterns of political communication and sociopolitical development.
This article attempts to review and analyse the politics of deregulation of Greek broadcasting and the side-effects of an undisciplined television environment.
This article makes an effort to examine the positions of fourteen leading Greek newspapers, taking as a point of departure an earlier study on the Macedonian question and expanding it to include the interim accord between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
This article explores the ways that Greek election campaigns have changed as a result of the development and growing dominance of private television. It sketches some of the reasons behind those changes and discusses the centrality of television in contemporary Greek election campaigning and politics.
This article analyses the effects of media commercialization and market expansion on Greek journalism and argues that although journalism appears to be a profession which plays a more active social and political role in Greece, it is heavily influenced by the constraints imposed by news organizations.
This study provides an account of the recent decline of the Greek press—one of the most seriously hit media industries in Europe. It argues that the crisis of the Greek press is the result of a combination of factors and not simply the consequence of the deregulation of the broadcasting system.
This paper tries to develop a theoretical understanding of parallels between countries of Southern Europe and Latin America, focusing particularly on the concept of political clientelism. It focuses on the four European countries of Greece, Italy, Spain and Portugal, plus three cases in Latin America – Brazil, Colombia and Mexico.
This chapter aims to explain the processes and effects of the deregulation that took place in European television systems in the 1980s and 1990s. Most of the themes outlined in this chapter are dealt with in some detail in the subsequent chapters of the book.
The first chapter of the book: "Television in the 21st century". This chapter studies among others, the globalization of television, of media and of communication.
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.