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Broadcasters and citizens in Europe : trends in media accountability and viewer participation

Author: Paolo Baldi; Uwe Hasebrink; ProQuest (Firm)
Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Chicago, USA : Intellect, 2007.
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Broadcasting is arguably the most influential and powerful industry operating today. The media impose an inescapable presence in contemporary life and infuse all areas of public communication. But what is the quality of the relationship between 'broadcaster' and 'citizen'? Do the media and media authorities take the audience's interests seriously into account? Do audiences have real opportunities to express  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paolo Baldi; Uwe Hasebrink; ProQuest (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1096477346
Description: 1 online resource (116 pages)
Contents: Preliminaries; CONTENTS; Introduction: overview of a European study; Media accountability in Europe: a fragmented picture; UK broadcasting policy; The protection of viewer rights in Europe; Media users' participation in Europe from a civil society perspective; Viewers' rights in the European Union: policies and instruments; Abbreviations and Acronyms; References; About the authors
Responsibility: edited by Paolo Baldi and Uwe Hasebrink.

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Broadcasting is arguably the most influential and powerful industry operating today. The media impose an inescapable presence in contemporary life and infuse all areas of public communication. But what is the quality of the relationship between 'broadcaster' and 'citizen'? Do the media and media authorities take the audience's interests seriously into account? Do audiences have real opportunities to express themselves? Are citizens well informed and educated about the social, the cultural and the civic role that media can play? In this book, five authors present the main results of an extensive programme of research that was financed by the European Commission. The study was conducted in 29 European countries and each author analyses European trends from different but complementary perspectives: from the broadcasters' side (media accountability and responsibility, including the key role of Public Service Broadcasting); from the citizens' side (viewers' participation mechanisms) and from the regulatory side (legal instruments which protect viewer rights). Given the historical experience of the United Kingdom, the situation in this country is analysed in detail.; A specific chapter also describes the instruments and procedures that TV viewers have at the European Union level in addition to those existing at national level.

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