Media in Europe

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Media in Europe by Mind Map: Media in Europe

1. Overview

1.1. Most media industries in Western Europe - 1940s. Post WW2

1.1.1. Text book p. 55-60

1.1.2. Joseph Conrad "Heart of Darkness"

1.2. Eastern Europe - 1990s Post-Communism

1.3. Blurred borders - both geographically and technologically

1.4. Changes: one-to-many is now many-to-many

1.4.1. New communications environment

2. Duty, Quality, Freedom

2.1. Rise of free content and new platforms

2.1.1. Midterm

2.2. Old models of journalism and information are not *enough*

2.3. Quality has been compromised

2.3.1. Pressure to deliver 'value for money'

2.4. Europe still has the freest press in the world

3. Traditional Media

3.1. Long tradition of written press, radio and TV

3.1.1. Research and prepare experiment

3.2. Some very famous names and respected media organisations

3.3. Radio remains popular, increasing its market share

3.4. BBC World Service - 188 million (average weekly audience in 2009. In 2014 it was 191 million)

3.5. Radio and TV - Most Trusted

4. TV - The 'great survivor'

4.1. Most European countries completed the switch from analogue to digital by 2012

4.1.1. New vocabulary

4.2. What future for the TV with online entertainment?

4.2.1. TV has learnt to work with new media

4.2.1.1. For example, American Idol has large audiences who are online discussing the programme Feedback loop

4.3. TV still extremely popular when it comes to mobilising mass audiences (think Super Bowl or Clinton and Trump debate!)

5. New Media

5.1. Internet consumption will overtake TV by 2010 (Microsoft)

5.1.1. Text book, exercises 34, 35, 36, 37

5.2. Surge in broadband connections meant people spending more time on the internet than TV

5.3. Mobile TV - not as successful yet

6. Media Centres and Associations

7. The European Union (EU)

7.1. Serve and protect citizens

7.1.1. digital agenda

7.1.2. safe social media

7.1.3. Safer Internet Programme