Democracy and the Media: A Comparative Perspective

Democracy and the Media: A Comparative Perspective

by Richard Gunther
     
 

A unique perspective on the relationship between politics and the media in various political regimes.See more details below

Overview

A unique perspective on the relationship between politics and the media in various political regimes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521771801
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/31/2000
Series:
Communication, Society and Politics Series
Pages:
516
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Acknowledgments
1The Media in Democratic and Nondemocratic Regimes: A Multilevel Perspective1
2The Media and Politics in Spain: From Dictatorship to Democracy28
3Institutional Incapacity, the Attentive Public, and Media Pluralism in Russia85
4Democratic Transformation and the Mass Media in Hungary: From Stalinism to Democratic Consolidation122
5The Modernization of Communications: The Media in the Transition to Democracy in Chile165
6Media Influence in the Italian Transition from a Consensual to a Majoritarian Democracy195
7The United States: News in a Free-Market Society241
8Japan: News and Politics in a Media-Saturated Democracy266
9The Netherlands: Media and Politics between Segmented Pluralism and Market Forces303
10Great Britain: The End of News at Ten and the Changing News Environment343
11Germany: A Society and a Media System in Transition375
12The Political Impact of the Media: A Reassessment402
References449
Index487

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