Comparing Media Systems Beyond the Western World by Daniel C. Hallin, Paolo Mancini

By Daniel C. Hallin, Paolo Mancini

Evaluating Media platforms past the Western international bargains a large exploration of the conceptual foundations for comparative research of media and politics globally. It takes as its aspect of departure the commonly used framework of Daniel C. Hallin and Paolo Mancini's evaluating Media structures, exploring how the thoughts and techniques in their research do and don't end up important whilst utilized past the unique concentration in their "most related structures" layout and the West ecu and North American circumstances it encompassed. it truly is meant either to exploit a much broader variety of situations to interrogate and make clear the conceptual framework of evaluating Media platforms and to suggest new types, recommendations, and ways that may be helpful for facing non-Western media platforms and with methods of political transition. evaluating Media structures past the Western global covers, between different instances, Brazil, China, Israel, Lebanon, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, and Thailand.

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The solid economic position of Polish public television is exceptional in Central Europe, where public broadcasting services are weaker, as in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Estonia, Latvia, and Romania (Jakubowicz, 2007a: 309). Yet, public television has been commercialized, as reflected in media content and high advertising incomes. More than 70 percent of its revenue comes from a commercial source. 12 on Tue Oct 09 06:14:40 BST 2012. 004 Cambridge Books Online © Cambridge University Press, 2012 Italianization of the Polish Media System?

12 on Tue Oct 09 06:14:22 BST 2012. 003 Cambridge Books Online © Cambridge University Press, 2012 Yoram Peri 20 position in the public sphere that the print media had occupied in the past. During this time, Israel underwent a visual revolution, transforming what had been “paleo-television,” which was introduced in 1968 as a black-and-white “network” with one channel. Franchises were licensed to enable cable and satellite television to offer more than 100 channels from across the globe. The same process was also instituted for radio broadcasts.

12 on Tue Oct 09 06:14:22 BST 2012. 003 Cambridge Books Online © Cambridge University Press, 2012 Yoram Peri 22 separate parties and different sectors of the public, and the forcefulness of polarized pluralism has not waned. Although at the beginning of the 1960s a liberalization process indeed started, the outcome of the 1967 Six Day War and, all the more so, the 1973 Yom Kippur War led to renewed polarization of public debate over the foundations of Israel’s national existence. Nothing could have better illustrated the severity of that deeply divided society than the assassination of Prime Minister Rabin in November 1995.

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