Mass Media in Transition: An International Compendium
Edited by Yorgo Passadeos
ISBN: 960-88331-5-9, 400 pages, Hardback

First published in 2004 by ATINER

Price: Hardcover: 80€ (It includes Shipping and Handling)

Table of Contents

 

 

Media Developments in a Globalizing Age: An Introduction

Pasadeos, Y.

1

 

Part 1 Globalization and Convergence Issues

 

1

Convergence: Globalization, Localization and New Commu-nication Technologies

Chaudhary, A.

11

2

Training the ‘Watchdogs’: How Journalism Training Can Be-come an Instrument of Globalization

Purdey, H.

25

3

An Open Question: The Globalization of News in European Media

Stúr, E.

43

4

New Media Regulation Patterns in Europe: Toward a More Powerful State? 

Jung, B.

53

5

The Information Content of European Magazine Advertise-ments: Possible Effects of Globalization and Harmonization

Pasadeos, Y. and Dinu, L.

69

6

Media Convergence, Concentration of Ownership and Transi-tional Power from Media to Politics in Thailand

Biggins, O.

85

7

The Shared Viewing Experience: How Television’s Changing Sense of Time Affects Collective Identity in the United States and Europe 

Bock, M.

97

 

Part 2 Eastern Europe

 

8

The Union Goes East: Audiovisual Policy in the Enlarged European Area

Smaele, H.

115

9

Digital Television and the European Union Enlargement

Candel, R.S.

131

10

How Russian and American Media Frame Developing Pro-blems and Prospects between the European Union and the Russian Federation

Grusha, A., Scott, B. and Guseva, I.

149

 

Part 3 Community and Diversity Issues

 

11

Minority Language Media in the European Union: Reality, Issues and Development Strategies

Zabaleta, I., Xamardo, N., Urrutia, S., Gutierrez, A. and Mendizabal, A.

169

12

Diaspora of New Sounds from Europe

Dilli, S.

189

13

Nation and Post-Nation in Europe: The Question of Belon-ging

Fratiloiu, R.

197

14

State Aid to the Press in International Perspective: The Dutch Case

Lichtenberg, L.

211

15

Mapping the Political Demographic Identity Online: A Study of the Qiangguo Community at www.people.com.cn in China

Wu, Y.

223

 

Part 4 Quantitative Studies of the Press

 

16

Uses and Gratifications of Online and Print Newspapers among University Students in Turkey: A Comparison

Koçak, A.

243

 

 

17

Coverage of Human Trafficking in the Swedish Media: Pre-liminary Findings

Holmberg, S.

259

18

Food Safety vs. Food Security: A Comparative Analysis of Newspaper Coverage of GMOs in Britain and the Philippines, 2000-2002

Rodriguez, L. and Kappmeyer, K.

271

19

Social Communication in the (Enlarged) European Union: A Case Study of Slovenian and German Daily Newspapers

Lah, P.

291

 

Part 5 War Communication

 

20

The U.S. Embed Program and Iraq War Coverage

Sylvester, J. and Huffman, S.

317

21

American and European Political Cartoonists Pen/Pin Sad-dam Hussein:  An Analysis of Iraq War Editorial Cartoons

Hassencahl, F.

337

22

The Savage Wars of Peace:  Rhetorics of Imperialism from the White Man’s Burden to the War on Terror

Barton, W.

353

 

Part 6 Cultural Issues

 

23

European Fashion and the Transformation of Play into Art: A Phenomenological Study After Gadamer

Egan, K.S.

371

24

Techno/Cultural Identities: From Ships to GigaBits

d' Agostino, P. and Tafler, D.L.

381