This Working Group is dedicated to the studies of the post-socialist and post-authoritarian media systems and political landscapes in different countries in transition. Intercultural communication research is necessary to explain the differences between these numerous and distinct countries.
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This Working Group is particularly interested in the many different and changing roles of media and journalism in so-called ‘transitional societies’ or ‘new democracies’. This includes work on national adaptation to new journalistic genres and TV formats, ideas about the ‘CNN effect’, and the political functions of popular culture in different national contexts. Members also have an interest in comparative (multi-language) discourse analyses, the visualization of international journalism and the role of globalisation and critical global justice movements in this process.
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