9780739115268

Media and Maltese Society

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  • ISBN13:

    9780739115268

  • ISBN10:

    073911526X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-07-28
  • Publisher: Lexington Books

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Summary

This seminal work is the first comprehensive analysis of the media landscape in the Mediterranean island of Malta. It examines the media owned by political parties, trade unions, and the church and how they successfully compete for audiences with the public and private sectors.

Author Biography

Carmen Sammut is Lecturer in the Department of International Relations at the University of Malta

Table of Contents

List of Tablesp. vii
List of Figuresp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Advocacy Journalism: Looking Beyond Anglo-American Paradigmsp. 1
The Context: A Media System Overshadowed by Institutionsp. 25
News Production and Political Polarizationp. 69
Journalists and Their Audiencesp. 111
Texts in a Polarized Context: A Case Study of the Portrayal of the EU in Newsp. 149
Reality at Odds: Audiences' Reception of Polarized Newsp. 185
Conclusion: Anomalous or Alternative Pluralism?p. 229
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Bibliographyp. 277
Indexp. 295
About the Authorp. 301
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