“The Independence of the Media and its Regulatory Agencies”, new edited book by Kristina Irion

“The Independence of the Media and its Regulatory Agencies”, new edited book by Kristina Irion
Newly published by Intellect, the edited volume “The Independence of the Media and its Regulatory Agencies” joins the ECREA book series, collecting innovative research from European scholars. The volume was coedited by Wolfgang Schulz, Peggy Valcke and Kristina Irion, Assistant Professor at the Department of Public Policy at CEU and CMCS affiliate. CMCS Fellow Joost van Beek also served as copy-editor of the book. 
The book analyzes the complex relationships between media governance and independence of media regulatory authorities within Europe and how they can hinder or foster media independence. Contributions to the volume draw from different theoretical and methodological perspectives to provide insights about the interplay of social, financial and legal frameworks. The book is based on research carried out in the context of the INDIREG and MEDIADEM projects;
Contributing authors also feature two CMCS Research Fellows, Roxana Radu and Tarik Jusic. 
Endorsements:
'What better way to ensure the independence of the supervisee than with guaranteeing the independence of the supervisor? A must-read on a topic unfortunately never out of fashion’.
Jean-François Furnémont, Chairman of the European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) 
‘Independent agencies are at the heart of media regulation in Europe. This volume offers an exceptionally wide-ranging and rigorous analysis of the independence of these agencies in practice and the implications for the sector’. 
Mark Thatcher, Professor of Comparative and International Politics, The London School of Economics and Political Scienc

Newly published by Intellect, the edited volume “The Independence of the Media and its Regulatory Agencies” joins the ECREA book series, collecting innovative research from European scholars. The volume was coedited by Wolfgang Schulz, Peggy Valcke and Kristina Irion, Assistant Professor at the Department of Public Policy at CEU and CMCS affiliate. CMCS researcher Joost van Beek also served as copy-editor of the book. 

The book analyzes the complex relationships between media governance and independence of media regulatory authorities within Europe and how they can hinder or foster media independence. Contributions to the volume draw from different theoretical and methodological perspectives to provide insights about the interplay of social, financial and legal frameworks. The book is based on research carried out in the context of the INDIREG and MEDIADEM projects;

Contributing authors also feature two CMCS researchers, Roxana Radu ( Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva) and Tarik Jusic (Center for Social Research Analitika). 

Endorsements:

'What better way to ensure the independence of the supervisee than with guaranteeing the independence of the supervisor? A must-read on a topic unfortunately never out of fashion’. 

Jean-François Furnémont, Chairman of the European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) 

‘Independent agencies are at the heart of media regulation in Europe. This volume offers an exceptionally wide-ranging and rigorous analysis of the independence of these agencies in practice and the implications for the sector’. 

Mark Thatcher, Professor of Comparative and International Politics, The London School of Economics and Political Science