International media assistance is a small but important form of international democracy-promotion aid. Media assistance boomed after the 1989 transitions in
Central Europe, but now fl ows to virtually all regions of the world. Today the media assistance industry is focused on the problem of sustainability: How are free and independent public aff airs media supposed to maintain their editorial mission while facing hostile political systems or the demands of the consumer marketplace?
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About the Author
Craig L. LaMay is director of media research at the Urban Institute, Northwestern University. Before that, he served as editor of Media Studies Journal. He is co-editor, with Everette E. Dennis, of America’s Schools and the Mass Media and Higher Education in the Information Age.