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Overview

This book deals with the evolution of powerful monopoly institutions in the communications field--the public broadcasters--and the dramatic changes that took place in the late 1980s thoughout Europe, and transformed the media landscape.
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Editorial Reviews

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"Television in Europe adds welcome breadth to this literature and undoubtedly will become a "must read" and reference work for further study of international television."—Journal of Economic Literature

"Interesting and important."—Telecommunications Policy

"Overall Noam has produced the best multi-country account to date of West European television in the 1980s. He is also excellent on the early television history (and its radio roots) across western Europe."—Prometheus

"...Crucial to anyone needing to become familiar with the history and development of television in specific nations."—The Journal of Media Economics

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195069426
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 6/28/1991
  • Series: Communication and Society Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 408
  • Lexile: 1310L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.56 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Columbia University
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Table of Contents

I. European Broadcasting: The Setting
1. The Emergence of Change
2. National Culture and the Iron Law of Hollywood Dominance: An Economic Critique
3. Basic Concepts for the New Television Environment
4. A Model for the Analysis of Broadcast Structures
5. Electronic Media and Their Impact
II. Television Systems of European Countries
6. Germany
7. France
8. United Kingdom
9. Italy
Television in the Benelux and Alpine Countries
10. Netherlands
11. Belgium
12. Luxembourg
13. Switzerland
14. Austria
Television in Scandinavia and the North Atlantic Countries
15. Sweden
16. Finland
17. Norway
18. Denmark
19. Iceland
20. Ireland
Television in the Mediterranean Countries and Eastern Europe
21. Spain
22. Portugal
23. Turkey
24. Israel
25. Greece
26. Television in Eastern Europe
III. The Evolution of European Broadcasting
27. Three Efforts at European Integration
28. Direct Satellite Broadcasting
29. Conclusion: The Evolutionary Stages of Broadcasting
Notes
References
Index

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