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.
Democratization and Mass Communication: What is the Link?Communicating Democracy: The Media and Political Transitions
Document TypeBook Chapter
DepartmentPolitics and Government
Citation InformationO'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.