Transitions, Institutions and the Post-Communist Media in Eastern Europe: Hungary and Romania in Comparison

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Book Chapter

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Communicating Democracy: The Media and Political Transitions


Politics and Government


A comparative and global investigation on the role of the media in the move from authoritarianism to democracy in developing and post-communist countries. The text explores the cultural, economic, and political conditions that have shaped the media in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America.