Palgrave Global Media Policy and Business

Book Series
There are 18 volumes in this series
Published 2011 - 2020

About this series

The Palgrave Global Media Policy and Business Series has published to date (2017) 15 volumes since its launch in 2012.  Concentrating on the social, cultural, political, political-economic, institutional, and technological changes arising from the globalisation of media and communications industries, the series considers the impact of these changes on matters of business practice, regulation and policy, and social outcomes. The policy side encompasses the challenge of conceiving policy-making as a reiterative process that recurrently addresses such key challenges as inclusiveness, participation, industrial-labour relations, universal access and freedom in an increasingly globalized and transnationalized world. The business side encompasses a political economy approach that looks at the power of transnational corporations in specific contexts - and the controversies associated with these global conglomerates. The business side considers as well the emergence of small and medium media enterprises.

Focusing on issues of media convergence, industry concentration, and new communications practices, the series analyses the tensions between systems based on national decision-making and publicly-oriented participatory structures and a more global perspective demarcated by commercialization, privatization and monopolization.

Based on a multi-disciplinary approach, the series tackles three key questions:
• To what extent do new media developments require changes in regulatory philosophy and objectives?

• To what extent do new technologies and changing media consumption require changes in business practices and models?

 • And to what extent do privatisation, globalisation, and commercialisation alter the creative freedom, cultural and political diversity, and public accountability of media enterprises?

Editorial Advisory Board

Sandra Braman, UM-Milwaukee, USA
Peter Dahlgren, Lund University, Sweden
Charles Fombad, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Manuel Alejandro Guerrero, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico
Alison Harcourt, University of Exeter, UK
Robin Mansell, LSE, UK
Richard Maxwell, Queen’s College – CUNY, USA
Toby Miller, City University London, UK
Zizzi Papacharissi, University of Illinois-Chicago, USA
Stylianos Papathanassopoulos, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Caroline Pauwels, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Robert Picard, University of Oxford, UK
Kiran Prasad, Sri Padmavati Mahila University, India
Marc Raboy, McGill University, Canada
Chang Yong Son, Korean Communications Commission, South Korea
Miklos Sukosd, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Kenton T. Wilkinson, Texas Tech University, USA
Sugmin Youn, Seoul National University, South Korea
Roderick Flynn, Dublin City University, Republic of Ireland
Manjunath Pendakur, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Deepa Kumar, Rutgers University, USA
Winston Mano, University of Westminster, UK