Media Freedom and Pluralism: Media Policy Challenges in the Enlarged Europe


The book addresses a critical analysis of major media policies in the European Union and the Council of Europe at the period of profound changes affecting both media environments and use, as well as the logic of media policy making and reconfiguration of traditional regulatory models. The analytical problem-related approach explores three problem areas: freedom of expression as a regulatory rationale, AVMS Directive and content-related regulation, and media pluralism and structural regulation. This volume offers a perspective of both "new" and "old" EU Member States on a media policy process seen as an integral part of a European communication space formation and exercise of communication rights.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Beata Klimkiewicz
  • Hannu Nieminen
  • Miyase Christensen
  • Halliki Harro-Loit
  • Éva Simon
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Budapest
Publication year:
  • 2010


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