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Introduction

  • Eva PołońskaEmail author
  • Charlie Beckett
Chapter

Abstract

This book provides the most recent overview of media systems in Europe. It explores the new political, economic and technological environments and the challenges they pose to democracies and informed citizens. It also explores the new illiberal environment that has quickly embraced a number of European states and its impact on media systems. It considers the sources and possible consequences of these challenges for media industries and media professionals. The book is useful for students and researchers in the fields of public media, political communication, international and comparative media but also the study of democracy, democratic transitions and consolidations, as well as populism.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.London School of Economics and Political ScienceLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of Media and CommunicationsLondon School of Economics and Political ScienceLondonUK

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