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Finding the Right Place on the Map
Central and Eastern European Media Change in a Global Perspective
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ISBN 9781841501932
Paperback pages
230 x 174
Published August 2008
Imprint: Intellect
Books by Karol Jakubowicz
Books by Miklós Sükösd
Books in Cultural & Media Studies
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Finding the Right Place on the Map is a crosscutting, international comparison of the media systems and the democratic performance of the media in post-Communist countries. It explores issues of commercial media, social exclusion, and consumer capitalism in a comparative East-West perspective.

Each chapter considers a different aspect of the trends and problems surrounding the media in comparative European and global perspectives. The result is a creative collaboration of leading authors from East and West that covers a rich array of controversial subjects in a comprehensive manner. Topics range from the civil society approach to media and public service broadcasting to journalism cultures, fandom, representation of poverty and gender that reinforces social exclusion and legitimizes consumer capitalism.

Finding the Right Place on the Map
is a unique, up-to-date overview of what media transformation has meant for post-communist countries in nearly two decades.

Part of the ECREA series
Chapter titles
Introduction   (Free Chapter) - Page 9
Part One: Dimensions of Change   (Free Chapter) - Page 41
Part Four: Media, Exclusion, and Conflict   (Free Chapter) - Page 259
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