Synopses & Reviews
- Revised and updated, with a new preface by the author.
- Includes an overview of the impact of German Unification and an update on cable and satellite.
This book examines the modern German mass-media system in the context of the country's history, political culture and institutions. Throughout, the focus is on the distinctiveness of the German media policy 'profile' and the political controversies that have occurred over the mass media.
"No better introduction in English than [this] book." --American Journalism
"... a useful contribution to one sector of public policy ... carefully done and detailed." --Times Higher Education Supplement
"... a lucid, well-organized account of postwar developments in German media ... very suitable as a textbook for courses in international communications." --The European Studies Journal
Includes bibliographical references (p. 359-368) and index.
About the Author
Peter J. Humphreys
is a Senior Lecturer in Government, at the University of Manchester and Fellow of the European Institute of the Media.