Petros losifidis is Lecturer and Course Director, Dept. of Sociology, City University, London. He has written articles for Media, Culture and Society, Journalism and Mass Media Quarterly, Journal of Southeast Europe and Black Sea Studies and Intermedia. Jeanette Steemers is Senior Lecturer, Television Studies, School of Media and Cultural Production, De Montfort University, Leicester. She is author of Selling Television. British Television in the Global Marketplace (BFI Publishing 2004) and is co-editor of Convergence: The Journal of Research into New Media Technologies. Mark Wheeler is Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Law, Governance and International Relations, London Metropolitan University. He is author of Politics and the Mass Media (Blackwell's 1997).
Introduction Chapter 1 The Public Sector - From Monopoly To Competition Chapter 2 The Commercial Sector - The Rise to Dominance Chapter 3 The Legal and Regulatory Context - National Approaches Chapter 4 Television and The European Union Chapter 5 European Television in the Digital Age Chapter 6 European Television in the Global Marketplace Conclusion