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The Romanian Mass Media And Cultural Development David Berry

The Romanian Mass Media And Cultural Development

David Berry

Published April 13th 2004
ISBN : 9780754610694
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221 pages
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This assesses the development of the mass media since the Romanian Revolution in December 1989 and the medias impact on cultural development, the public sphere, civil society and democracy. It controversially claims that Romanias failure toMoreThis assesses the development of the mass media since the Romanian Revolution in December 1989 and the medias impact on cultural development, the public sphere, civil society and democracy. It controversially claims that Romanias failure to experience a thoroughgoing enlightenment project in its entire history remains a major obstacle for producing democratic ownership of the media and democratic development of society. development, the book also discusses the effects of Romanian law on media and societal development, ethics and media responsibilities. It concludes, however, that far from having an absolutely negative impact on Romanian post-communism, the media has helped produce a contradictory empirical form that equally contains positive moments in terms of subjective cultural development.