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Liberalizing the European Media: Politics, Regulation, and the Public Sphere

Shalini Venturelli


Arguing that the problem of political rights of information and participation in the public sphere is the central question involving the development of the European Union, this book offers an assessment of the political, cultural, and economic basis of policies for constructing a European Information Society. The book is a result of extensive research on transformation of European media and politics in the context of integration and constitutional reform. It also places the events in the theoretical context of liberalism and theories of the public sphere. The author examines five of the princi ... More

Keywords: European media, politics, integration, constitutional reform, liberalism, public sphere, information society, intellectual property rights, audiovisual policy, freedom of expression

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780198233794
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198233794.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Shalini Venturelli, author
American University, Washington DC