Comparing Media Systems: Three Models of Media and Politics

Comparing Media Systems Three Models of Media and Politics Proposing a framework for comparative analysis of the relationship between the media and the political system this book surveys media institutions in eighteen West European and North American democra

  • Title: Comparing Media Systems: Three Models of Media and Politics
  • Author: Daniel C. Hallin Paolo Mancini
  • ISBN: 9780521543088
  • Page: 137
  • Format: Paperback
  • Proposing a framework for comparative analysis of the relationship between the media and the political system, this book surveys media institutions in eighteen West European and North American democracies It identifies the principal dimensions of variation in media systems and the political variables which have shaped their evolution It then pinpoints three major modelsProposing a framework for comparative analysis of the relationship between the media and the political system, this book surveys media institutions in eighteen West European and North American democracies It identifies the principal dimensions of variation in media systems and the political variables which have shaped their evolution It then pinpoints three major models of media systems development the Polarized Pluralist, Democratic Corporatist and Liberal models and explains why the media play a different role in politics in each of these systems.

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    1. Chapter 2 (comparing media systems based on four dimensions) and 3 (five more political aspects) are very interesting. The three models Hallin&Mancini then discern work, but only just. France and the UK should be an exception to the Mediterranean and Liberal model respectively.

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