History of Private and Commercial Television in Europe, in: View. Journal of European Television History and Culture, Vol.6 (2017), Issue 11

History of Private and Commercial Television in Europe, in: View. Journal of European Television History and Culture, Vol.6 (2017), Issue 11

PHOTO CREDIT: TV Sorrisi e Canzoni, 16 March 1980: "400 antenne contro la RAI-TV"

Issue 11 (Online Journal)

Christoph Classen, Luca Barra and Sonja De Leeuw (ed.)

The history of European televisions’ commercialization is interesting and complex. In many European countries, early attempts to launch some form of private television took place on a local, national, or even supra-national basis. The process of television commercialization in Europe didn’t just start during the 1980s. Its implementation happened from the very beginning, and followed very different paths in each country. This issue on the History of Private and Commercial Television in Europe may help deepen our understanding of how the commercialization of television has shaped media culture in Europe. It offers a scholarly view on the history of private and commercial television in Europe, addressing institutional, technological, political, and cultural perspectives, and their entanglement, so as to allow for transnational comparison.


Band: Volume 6 (2017) Issue 11
Ort: -
Jahr: 2017
Verlag: -
ISBN: ISSN 2213-0969
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