• Political Science
  • Published 2008

Public Broadcasting and European Law: A Comparative Examination of Public Service Obligations in Six Member States

@inproceedings{Katsirea2008PublicBA,
  title={Public Broadcasting and European Law: A Comparative Examination of Public Service Obligations in Six Member States},
  author={Irini Katsirea},
  year={2008}
}
Although EU Member States share a tradition of regulating public broadcasting for the public interest, such regulation has been in decline in recent years. It has been challenged by the emergence of commercial television sworn to the market logic, as well as by satellite services and the Internet. EU law and policy has, under pressure from powerful global forces, abetted that decline. The question thus arises: Do cultural values still matter in European national broadcasting? This important… CONTINUE READING