Tag Archives: Media Systems

May 28 2015

Greek Media in Disarray

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By Maria Kyriakidou There is perhaps no other field that better illustrates how deeply ingrained clientelism is in Greek political culture than the media sector. Politicians, media and business have long been operating as a ‘triangle of power’, where private … Continue reading

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Dec 23 2014

Financing of the Media in South East Europe

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By Marko Milosavljević When looking at the market potential of a particular market, we usually analyse a number of factors: size of the nation market; GDP; advertising market and shares and trends within specific segments, such as TV, digital, print; size/reach … Continue reading

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Nov 18 2014

Too Small, Too Personal

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By Sally Broughton Micova  Media laws in Macedonia and Slovenia are largely in line with international standards. Yet to guarantee a transparent system and independent reporting this is not enough. In April 2014 the Republic of Macedonia held its fourth … Continue reading

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Nov 19 2013

A Shrinking Brussels Press Corps Could Put Investigative EU Journalism at Risk

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By Sophie Lecheler Citizens rely on the news media for information about European politics. At the centre of the news media’s role in EU integration stands one group of journalists: Brussels correspondents. However, research shows that many correspondents experience both … Continue reading

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Aug 23 2013

The Myth of Journalistic Impartiality under Austerity

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By Yiannis Baboulias “Stuff is biased” lamented a Greek journalist after a piece of mine was published in the New Statesman last February. In the piece, I was making the case that four young anarchists who had been arrested after … Continue reading

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Aug 20 2013

Emerging Themes from the First Six Months of Euro Crisis in the Press

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By the Editorial Team The Euro Crisis in the Press blog began as part of a wider LSE-based research project on media representations of the Euro crisis across European states. The aim of the blog has been to provide a … Continue reading

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Jul 18 2013

‘Europe has no divine right to prosperity’ – Interview with Nick Malkoutzis

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Euro Crisis in the Press has asked the views of influential analysts and commentators throughout Europe on the multifaceted crisis facing the European Union. In today’s interview, deputy editor of the English language edition of mainstream Greek daily ‘Kathimerini’, Nick … Continue reading

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Jul 8 2013

Interview with Nikos Chrysoloras: “Europe needs to find its ambition again!”

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Euro Crisis in the Press is proud to introduce a new series of interviews with influential analysts and commentators as well as global public intellectuals on different dimensions of the public discourse surrounding the current European Crisis. In today’s interview, … Continue reading

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Jun 15 2013

The struggle over the Greek national broadcaster: a debate of extremes

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By Maria Kyriakidou Greece is once more in turmoil. The sudden and shocking shutdown of the state television and radio network, ERT, by the government last Tuesday was met with angry demonstrations not only by the virtually 2,600 employees of … Continue reading

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Jun 14 2013

The shutdown of the Greek national broadcaster: between external pressure and domestic reactions

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by Giannis Manolis The Greek government’s sudden decision to shut down the public broadcaster ERT has shocked both Greek media and public opinion. It was announced that more than 2,600 employees will be fired, compensated and be able to re-apply … Continue reading

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