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Up in the Air?

The Future of Public Service Media in the Western Balkans

The agenda for transition after the demise of communism in the Western Balkans made the conversion of state radio and television into public service broadcasters a priority, converting mouthpieces of the regime into public forums in which various interests and standpoints could be shared and deliberated. There is general agreement that this endeavor has not been a success. Formally, the countries adopted the legal and institutional requirements of public service media according to European standards. The ruling political elites, however, retained their control over the public media by various means.
Can this trend be reversed? Instead of being marginalized or totally manipulated, can public service media become vehicles of genuine democratization? What are the interests and powers at work on both sides of the contest?
A comparison of the public media in seven countries (Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia) addresses these important questions.

About the Authors

Tarik Jusić, School of Communication and Media, University of New York in Prague, Czech Republic.
Manuel Puppis, Department of Communication and Media Research (DCM), University of Fribourg, Switzerland.
Laia Castro Herrero , Department of Communication and Media Research, University of Zurich, Switzerland.
Davor Marko, Thomson Foundation in Belgrade, Serbia, and Centre for Media, Data and Society, Central European University.

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