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The independence of the media and its regulatory agencies : shedding new light on formal and actual independence against the national context

Author: Wolfgang Schulz; Peggy Valcke; Kristina Irion
Publisher: Bristol : Intellect, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Media independence is vital for democracies, and so is the independence of the regulatory bodies governing it. This book explores the complex relationship between media governance and independence of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wolfgang Schulz; Peggy Valcke; Kristina Irion
ISBN: 9781841507330 1841507334
OCLC Number: 875987616
Description: 400 pages
Contents: Preface - Karol JakubowiczIntroduction: Structural interconnection of free media and independent regulators Chapter 1: Approaches to independence - Wolfgang SchulzPart I: Assessing the independence of regulatory bodies within the audiovisual media sector Chapter 2: Delegation to independent regulatory authorities in the media sector: A paradigm shift through the lens of regulatory theory - Kristina Irion and Roxana RaduChapter 3: Independent media regulators: Condition sine qua non for freedom of expression? - Peggy Valcke, Dirk Voorhoof and Eva LievensChapter 4: Media regulatory authorities in the EU context: Comparing sector-specific notions and requirements of independence - David StevensChapter 5: Locating a regulator in the governance structure: A theoretical framework for the operationalization of independence - Stephan DreyerChapter 6: Measuring independence: Approaches, limitations, and a new ranking tool - Kristina Irion and Michele LedgerPart II: Media systems and the culture of independenceChapter 7: Independence or balance of dependencies? Critical remarks on studying conditions of media regulators and public service media in Poland - Beata KlimkiewiczChapter 8: The independence of media regulatory authorities and the impact of the socio-political context: A comparative analysis of Greece and Italy - Evangelia Psychogiopoulou, Federica Casarosa and Anna KandylaChapter 9: Does the complexity of institutional structures in federal states influence the independence of AVM regulatory authorities? A review of the cases of Germany and Belgium - Pierre-Francois Docquir, Sebastian Muller and Christoph GusyChapter 10: The independence of media regulatory authorities in Finland and the UK: An assessment - Rachael Craufurd Smith, Epp Lauk, Yolande Stolte and Heikki KuuttiChapter 11: Independence through intervention? International intervention and the independence of the Communications Regulatory Agency in Bosnia and Herzegovina - Tarik JusicChapter 12: Concluding chapter: Independence in context - Wolfgang Schulz
Responsibility: Wolfgang Schulz, Peggy Valcke and Kristina Irion.

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'Provides a solid survey of European practices and organisations, and how they are changing amidst the media technological revolution' -- Communication Booknotes Quarterly, Chris Sterling

 
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