De-westernizing the media accountability approach: Towards a Latin American design of accountability frames

  • Mariella BastianEmail author
Part of the Studies in International, Transnational and Global Communications book series (SITGC)


To create a basis for the empirical analysis of the relationship between the media and accountability in the countries under study, several factors have to be taken into account. The description of the historical and political background (Chapter 2) as well as characteristics of the media systems in the countries under study (Chapter 3) provided a necessary basis for this analysis. Nonetheless, the framework has to be amended by additional considerations, drawing on theories primarily from political and communication science.


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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH, part of Springer Nature 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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