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The political economy of Irish television broadcasting policy 1997 - 2007

Murphy, Kenneth W. (2009) The political economy of Irish television broadcasting policy 1997 - 2007. PhD thesis, Dublin City University.

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Abstract

This dissertation is an analysis of the political economy of the Republic of Ireland's television broadcasting policy in the period between 1997 and 2007. It is primarily concerned with Irish policy approaches to the introduction of digital terrestrial television (DTT) and the restructuring of public service broadcasting (PSB). Whereas policy addressing these two policy areas had been articulated in the late 1980s, it was not until the period under review that significant policy endeavours took place. The research is primarily concerned with identifying the articulation of state/market relations as manifested in policy making and assessing the relative effectiveness/success of such policy changes relative to specific policy aims in communications and media and the larger strategies and activities of the Irish state.

Item Type:Thesis (PhD)
Date of Award:November 2009
Refereed:No
Supervisor(s):Flynn, Roderick
Uncontrolled Keywords:Irish broadcasting television policy;
Subjects:Social Sciences > Mass media
Social Sciences > Political science
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Science > School of Communications
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:14841
Deposited On:11 Nov 2009 16:18 by Roderick Flynn. Last Modified 11 Nov 2009 16:18

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