The Palgrave Handbook of European Media Policy

Editor/Author Donders, Karen, Pauwels, Caroline and Loisen, Jan
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Single-User Purchase Price: $210.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $315.00
ISBN: 978-1-349-44102-0
Category: Social Sciences - Media & Communications
Image Count: 11
Book Status: Available
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Containing state-of-the-art contributions on the various domains of European media policies, this Handbook deals with theoretical approaches to European media policy: its historical development; specific policies for film, television, radio and the Internet; and international aspects of the fragmented policy domain.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Figures and Tables
  • Foreword
  • Notes on Contributors
  • 1 Introduction: European Media Policy as a Complex Maze of Actors, Regulatory Instruments and Interests - Karen Donders, Jan Loisen and Caroline Pauwels
  • Part I Key Concepts and Theoretical Approaches
  • 2 Analyzing European Media Policy: Stakeholders and Advocacy Coalitions - Hilde Van den Bulck and Karen Donders
  • 3 Convergence, Co-evolution and Complexity in European Communications Policy - Michael Latzer
  • 4 Identity and Diversity in European Media Policy: Crisis Changes Everything(?) - Katharine Sarikakis
  • 5 Old and New Issues in Media Economics - Pieter Ballon
  • 6 Between Economic Objectives and Public Remit: Positive and Negative Integration in European Media Policy - Eva Nowak
  • Part II The Development of European Media Policy
  • 7 Genesis and Rationales for European Intervention in Media - Caroline Pauwels
  • 8 Focal Points of European Media Policy from Inception till Present: Plus ça change? - Maria Michalis
  • 9 Another People: Communication Policy and the Europe of Citizens - Graham Murdock
  • 10 Television, Cohesion and the EU - Richard Collins
  • 11 The Cultural Facet of the EU Media Policy: Matching Rhetoric to Reality? - Evangelia Psychogiopoulou
  • 12 Here Comes the Revolution - the European Digital Agenda - Robin Mansell
  • 13 The ECJ as Agenda Setter in European Audiovisual Media Policy - Amedeo Arena
  • 14 Small States and European Media Policy - Josef Trappel
  • Part III Sector-Specific Policies
  • 15 Convergence and the Diversity of European Television Systems - André Lange
  • 16 The Television Without Frontiers Directive - Irini Katsirea
  • 17 Audiovisual Media Services 3.0: (Re)defining the Scope of European Broadcasting Law in a Converging and Connected Media Environment - Peggy Valcke and Jef Ausloos
  • 18 The Best Defense is a Good Offense: Putting the European in European-Level Film Support - Sophie De Vinck
  • 19 Of High Hopes and High Deficit: An Overview of Europe's HDTV Policy and Reflections: Towards the Future of HDTV - Nils Walravens and Caroline Pauwels
  • 20 Radio Spectrum Policy in the EU: Concepts, Trends, Issues - Simon Delaere and Cristina Cullell-March
  • 21 ‘Are You Sure/That We Are Awake?’: European Media Policy and Copyright - Fiona Macmillan
  • Part IV Competition Policies
  • 22 The Reasons for Intervention through Competition Policy - Herbert Ungerer
  • 23 European State-Aid Control and PSB: Competition Policy Clashing or Matching with Public Interest Objectives? - Karen Donders and Hallvard Moe
  • 24 The Impact of EU Competition Policy on the Sale of Sports Media Rights: Trends and Developments at the National Level - Ben Van Rompuy
  • 25 Pluralism, Media Mergers and European Merger Control - Petros Iosifidis
  • Part V International Aspects of European Media Policy
  • 26 Trade versus Culture: The Policy of Cultural Exception and the WTO - Mira Burri
  • 27 European Media Policy and Cultural Diversity at the International Level: The EU's Role in Fostering the Implementation of the 2005 UNESCO Convention - Lilian Richieri Hanania and Hélène Ruiz Fabri
  • 28 Mainstreaming Culture in EU External Relations through Protocols on Cultural Cooperation: Fostering or Faltering Cultural Diversity? - Jan Loisen
  • 29 The European Audiovisual Policy Goes Abroad: The Case of Inter-regional Cooperation with Mercosur - Daniele Canedo and Carmina Crusafon