Selected literature by MediaAcT partners

Baisnée, Olivier (2004): The French Press and the Difficult Portrayal of 'Europe'. In: Drake, Helen (ed.): French Relations with the European Union. Routledge.

Baisnée, Olivier/Marchetti, Dominique (2006): The economy of just-in-time television newscasting. Journalistic production and professional excellence at Euronews. In: Ethnography 7 (1), 99-124.

Coman, Mihai (2001): Manual de journalism. Vol. 1 & 2. 2nd edition. Iasi: Ed. Polirom.

Coman, Mihai (2006): Media and Journalism in Romania. Berlin: Vistas. (with Peter Gross)

Dobek-Ostrowska, Boguslawa (2003): Political Elites and the Mass Media in the Central European Countries. In: Donsbach, Wolfgang/Jandura, Olaf (Hg.): Chancen und Gefahren der Mediendemokratie. Konstanz: UVK, 62-69.

Dobek-Ostrowska, Boguslawa/Głowacki, Michal. (2008): Introduction: Central European media between commercialization and politicization. In: Dobek-Ostrowska, Boguslawa/Głowacki, M. (ed.): Comparing Media Systems in Central Europe. Between Commercialization and Politicization. Wrocław: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego, 6-26.

Evers, Huub (1994): Media-ethiek: Morele dilemma's in journalistiek, voorlichting en reclame. Groningen: Wolters-Noordhoff.

Evers, Huub (ed.) (2010): The newsombudsman. Watchdog or apology? (to be published)

Fengler, Susanne (2003): Holding The News Media Accountable: A Study of Media Reporters and Media Critics in the United States. In: Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly 80 (4), 818-832.

Fengler, Susanne (2008): Media journalism and the power of blogging citizens. In: Krogh, Torbjörn von (ed.): Media accountability today – and tomorrow. Göteborg: Nordicom, 61-68.

Ferjani, Riadh (2010): L'Economie de la television en Tunisie. In: Guyabess, Tourya/Gonzales-Quijano, Yves (ed.): Nouveaux Medias dans le Monde Arabe, Actes-sud, 12 (to be published).

Ferjani, Riadh (2003): Du Rôle de l'Etat dans le Champ Televisuel en Tunisie: Les paradoxes de l'internationalisation. In: Mermier, Franck (ed.): Mondialisation et nouveaux médias dans l'espace arabe. Paris: Maisonneuve & Larose, 153-165.

Heikkilä, Heikki/Kunelius, Risto (1998): Access, Dialogue, Deliberation: Experimenting with Three Concepts of Journalism Criticism. In: Nordicom Review 19 (1), 71-84.

Heikkilä, Heikki/Lehtonen, Pauliina (2003): Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Boundaries of Public Spaces for Citizen Deliberation. In: Communications 28 (2), 157–172.

Jempson, Mike (2004): Journalism and Public Trust. Available:

Jempson, Mike (2004): Satisfaction Guaranteed? Press complaints systems under scrutiny. Available:

Karmasin, Matthias/Kaltenbrunner, Andy/Gottwald, Franzisca (2006): Medienselbstregulierung zwischen Ökonomie und Ethik: Erfolgsfaktoren für ein österreichisches Modell der Selbstregulierung. Münster, Wien: LIT Verlag.

Karmasin, Matthias/Weder, Franzisca (2008): Organisationskommunikation und CSR: Neue Herausforderungen für Kommunikationsmanagement und PR. Münster, Wien: LIT Verlag.

Lauk, Epp/Høyer, Svennik (2008): Recreating Journalism After Censorship. Generational shifts and professional ambiguities among journalists after changes in the political systems. In: Eastern European Journal of Communication 1 (1), 5-22. Available:

Lauk, Epp (2008): How will it all unfold? Media systems and journalism cultures in post-Communist countries. In: Jakubowicz, Karol/Sükösd, Miklos (ed.): Finding the Right Place on the Map: Central and Eastern European Media Change in Global Perspective. London: Intellect Books, 193-212.

Mazzoleni, Gianpietro/Horsfield, Bruce/Stewart, Julianne (ed.) (2003): The Media and Neo-Populism. A Comparative Perspective. Westport: Praeger.

Mazzoleni, Gianpietro/Kelly, Mary/McQuail, Denis (2004): The media in Europe. The Euro-Media Handbook. London: Sage.

Zaidah, Sawsan: "Eye on the media" (weekly programme on AmmanNet). Available:

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