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Democratization and Mass Communication: What is the Link?
Communicating Democracy: The Media and Political Transitions
  • Patrick H. O'Neil, University of Puget Sound
Document Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
Politics and Government
A comparative and global investigation on the role of the media in the move from authoritarianism to democracy in developing and post-communist countries. The text explores the cultural, economic, and political conditions that have shaped the media in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America.
Citation Information
O'Neil, Patrick H. “Democratization and Mass Communication: What is the Link?” in O'Neil, Patrick H., ed. Communicating democracy: The media and political transitions. Lynne Rienner, 1998.