Kakistocracy & the Public Sphere

*This blog post is part of the Jean Monnet Chair of European Media Governance and Integration series By Ed McLuskie* As Barack Obama bid farewell to a Berlin that cheered his candidacy eight years earlier, a New Yorker correspondent captured the nature of the government we face in the USA: “kakistocracy.” Greek for “government by... Continue Reading →

Broadcasting ‘Democracy’: Social Audit Councils attempt to apply ‘citizen control’ in Greek public broadcasting

*This blog post is part of the Jean Monnet Chair of European Media Governance and Integration series By Mario Nottas Government is a favourite subject among Greeks (who’d expect different in the birthplace of democracy?) Therefore, public broadcasting (PB) is constantly in the public eye, be it in political, journalistic, business or even social circles.... Continue Reading →

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