Cover: Media control in Eastern Europe: holding the tide on opposition

Media control in Eastern Europe: holding the tide on opposition

by Jane Leftwich Curry

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A discussion of media control and direction during the past 35 years of communist control over Eastern Europe. The author presents detailed descriptions of the four basic models of media control: the initiation mode, the directive mode, the political monitoring mode, and the revolutionary mode. In addition, she discusses "natural" guidelines, models of intentional controls, the targets of control, and media management and political control.

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