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ARTICLE: Central and Eastern Europe has three types of media systems

Can the media system typology famously proposed by Daniel Hallin and Paolo Mancini (2004) be applied to Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries? This question was put to the test by a group of researchers based in Switzerland and Germany. They applied the framework to 11 CEE countries and conducted a series of statistical tests … Continued

ARTICLE: Latvia seeks Western media attention

The pressures of international politics leave Latvians struggling to counteract Russian media’s influence, writes Janis Chakars, of Gwynedd Mercy University. Chakars reviews Latvia’s relationship with foreign media both today and at the turning point of late 1980’s and early 1990’s. At both times Latvians were, and are, eager to attract Western media attention to their … Continued