Michael Latzer

University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division

Professor

Andreasstraße 15

Zürich, CH-8050

Switzerland

http://www.mediachange.ch

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

42

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2,473

SSRN CITATIONS

21

CROSSREF CITATIONS

3

Scholarly Papers (42)

1.

How Social Well-being Is Affected by Digital Inequalities

International Journal of Communication 2018, 12, 3686–3706. https://ijoc.org/index.php/ijoc/article/view/8780
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Jul 2021
Moritz Büchi, Noemi Festic and Michael Latzer
University of Zurich, Department of Communication and Media Research and University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division
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digital inequality, digital divide, Internet use, skills, well-being, information society, Internet outcomes, social inequality

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Governance of Algorithms: Options and Limitations

info, Vol. 17 No. 6, pp. 35-49, 2015
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Jan 2016
Florian Saurwein, Natascha Just and Michael Latzer
Austrian Academy of Sciences, University of Zurich - Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research and University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division
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Internet, Algorithms, Governance, Regulation, Algorithmic selection, Governance choice

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Internet Use in Switzerland 2011—2019: Trends, Attitudes and Effects. Summary Report from the World Internet Project – Switzerland

Zurich, Switzerland: University of Zurich, 2020
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Jul 2021
Michael Latzer, Moritz Büchi and Noemi Festic
University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division, University of Zurich and Department of Communication and Media Research
Downloads 217 (260,565)
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Governance by Algorithms: Reality Construction by Algorithmic Selection on the Internet

Media, Culture & Society, 39(2), 238-258, 2016; doi: 10.1177/0163443716643157
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Jul 2021
Natascha Just and Michael Latzer
University of Zurich and University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division
Downloads 215 (262,897)
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algorithms, (co-)evolutionary innovation studies, governance by software, institutionalism, Internet, reality construction, social order, technology as institution

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A Guideline for Understanding and Measuring Algorithmic Governance in Everyday Life

Internet Policy Review 2019, 8(2). doi: 10.14763/2019.2.1415
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Jul 2021
Michael Latzer and Noemi Festic
University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division and Department of Communication and Media Research
Downloads 209 (271,009)
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Algorithmic governance, Policymaking, Reality construction, Everyday life, Mixed methods

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The Economics of Algorithmic Selection on the Internet

In: Bauer, J. and Latzer, M. (Eds), Handbook on the Economics of the Internet. Cheltenham, Northampton: Edward Elgar, 395-425.
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Jul 2021
University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division, Independent, University of Zurich and Austrian Academy of Sciences
Downloads 197 (284,783)
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How Long and What For? Tracking a Nationally Representative Sample to Quantify Internet Use

Journal of Quantitative Description, 1, 1-23 (2021). https://doi.org/10.51685/jqd.2021.018
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Jun 2021
Noemi Festic, Moritz Büchi and Michael Latzer
Department of Communication and Media Research, University of Zurich and University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division
Downloads 104 (476,566)

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internet usage, tracking data, self-reports, survey, digital traces

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Digital Trinity – Controllable Evolution – Everyday Religion. Characteristics of the Socio-Technical Transformation of Digitalization

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 May 2021
Michael Latzer
University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division
Downloads 99 (492,772)
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digitalization, co-evolution, internet, nano-bio-info-cogno-convergence (NBIC), datafication, algorithmization, platformization, implicit everyday religion, transhumanism, governance, social order, artificial intelligence

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Digitale Dreifaltigkeit – kontrollierbare Evolution – Alltagsreligion. Kennzeichen des soziotechnischen Transformationsprozesses der Digitalisierung

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 May 2021
Michael Latzer
University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division
Downloads 98 (496,103)
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Digitalisierung, Dreifaltigkeit, Koevolution, Internet, Nano-Bio-Info-Cogno-Konvergenz (NBIC), implizite Religion, Transhumanismus, Algorithmisierung, Datafizierung, Plattformisierung, Governance, Ordnungssystem, künstliche Intelligenz

Public-Service Broadcasting Online: Assessing Compliance with Regulatory Requirements

International Telecommunications Policy Review, Vol. 17, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 May 2011
University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division, University of Zurich, University of Zurich and Austrian Academy of Sciences
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online content analysis, link analysis, webcrawling, public-service broadcaster, regulatory assessment

Public-Service Broadcasting Online: Assessing Compliance with Regulatory Requirements

International Telecommunications Policy Review, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 1-25, 2010
Posted: 23 Aug 2012
University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division, University of Zurich, University of Zurich and Austrian Academy of Sciences

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Who Remains Offline and Why? Growing Social Stratification of Internet Use in the Highly Digitized Swiss Society

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Jun 2021
Kiran Kappeler, Noemi Festic and Michael Latzer
University of Zurich - Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research, Department of Communication and Media Research and University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division
Downloads 69 (611,367)
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Internet Penetration, Internet Non-Use, Digitized Society, Digital Divide, Social Inequality, Switzerland

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Awareness of Algorithmic Selection and Attitudes in Switzerland

Report 2 from the Project: The Significance of Algorithmic Selection for Everyday Life: The Case of Switzerland. Zurich: University of Zurich. http://mediachange.ch/research/algosig, 2020
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Jun 2021
Michael Latzer, Noemi Festic and Kiran Kappeler
University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division, Department of Communication and Media Research and University of Zurich - Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research
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Convergence, Co-Evolution and Complexity in European Communications Policy

Revised version in: K. Donders, C. Pauwels and J. Loisen (eds.), Handbook on European Media Policy, Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 May 2013 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2021
Michael Latzer
University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division
Downloads 60 (656,691)
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convergence, co-evolution, media governance, complexity, media evolution, media change, communications policy, European Union, telecommunications policy, media policy, media convergence, EU policy

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Inequality in Online Privacy: Direct and Indirect Sociodemographic Effects on Self-Protection

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 07 Jul 2021
University of Zurich, Department of Communication and Media Research, University of Zurich and University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division
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The Relevance Internet Users Assign to Algorithmic-Selection Applications in Everyday Life

Studies in Communication Science, 21(1), 71-90.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Jul 2021
Michael Reiss, Noemi Festic, Michael Latzer and Tanja Rüedy
University of Zurich, Department of Communication and Media Research, University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division and Department of Communication and Media Research
Downloads 38 (796,425)

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algorithmic governance, algorithmic selection, algorithms, subjective relevance, everyday life, survey data, social media

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Caring Is not Enough: The Importance of Internet Skills for Online Privacy Protection

Information, Communication & Society, 20(8), 2016; 1261-1278. doi: 10.1080/1369118X.2016.1229001
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Jul 2021
Moritz Büchi, Natascha Just and Michael Latzer
University of Zurich, University of Zurich and University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division
Downloads 38 (796,425)
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Coping Practices Related to Algorithmic Selection in Switzerland

Report 4 from the Project: The Significance of Algorithmic Selection for Everyday Life: The Case of Switzerland. Zurich: University of Zurich. http://mediachange.ch/research/algosig, 2020
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Jun 2021
Michael Latzer, Noemi Festic and Kiran Kappeler
University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division, Department of Communication and Media Research and University of Zurich - Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research
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Awareness of Risks Related to Algorithmic Selection in Switzerland

Report 3 from the Project: The Significance of Algorithmic Selection for Everyday Life: The Case of Switzerland. Zurich: University of Zurich. http://mediachange.ch/research/algosig, 2020
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Jun 2021
Michael Latzer, Noemi Festic and Kiran Kappeler
University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division, Department of Communication and Media Research and University of Zurich - Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research
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Co-evolution: Applications and Implications for Governance Research in Communication Studies

Manuel Puppis, Hilde van den Bulck, & Robin Mansell (Eds.), Handbook of Media and Communication Governance. Cheltenham, UK; Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar (Forthcoming) , Quello Center Working Paper
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 May 2023
Johannes M. Bauer and Michael Latzer
Michigan State University-Quello Center and Department of Media and Information and University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division
Downloads 32 (843,996)

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Co-evolution, complexity, governance, media, communication, policy

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Switzerland on the Internet: An Overview of Diffusion, Usage, Concerns and Democratic Implications

Studies in Communication Sciences (SComS), 13(2), 148–155, 2013
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Jan 2016
University of Zurich - Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research, University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division, Univesity of Zurich and Austrian Academy of Sciences
Downloads 29 (869,583)

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Internet, Switzerland, survey, Internet usage

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Assessing Policy II: Governance-Choice Method

In: Van den Bulck, H. et al. (eds.). The Palgrave Handbook of Media Policy Research Methods. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 2018.
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Jul 2021
Michael Latzer, Florian Saurwein and Natascha Just
University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division, Austrian Academy of Sciences and University of Zurich
Downloads 27 (887,478)
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governance, governance choice, regulation, self-regulation, co-regulation, alternative modes of governance, media, communication, Internet, spam, content rating

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Use and Assigned Relevance of Algorithmic-Selection Applications in Switzerland

Report 1 from the Project: The Significance of Algorithmic Selection for Everyday Life: The Case of Switzerland. Zurich: University of Zurich. http://mediachange.ch/research/algosig, March 2020
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Jun 2021
Michael Latzer, Noemi Festic and Kiran Kappeler
University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division, Department of Communication and Media Research and University of Zurich - Institute of Mass Communication and Media Research
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The Allocation of the Digital Dividend in Austria

International Journal of Digital Television, 2 (2), 161-179, 2011
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Jul 2021
Arne Börnsen, Tim Braulke, Jörn Kruse and Michael Latzer
AB Consulting, Infront Consulting & Management GmbH, University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg - Department of Economics and University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division
Downloads 8 (1,074,103)

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Digital Overuse and Subjective Well-Being in a Digitized Society

Social Media + Society, 5(4), 1–12, 2019
Posted: 24 Sep 2021
Moritz Büchi, Noemi Festic and Michael Latzer
University of Zurich, Department of Communication and Media Research and University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division

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well-being, digital overuse, structural equation modeling, digital skills, digital pressure

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Governance By and of Algorithms on the Internet: Impact and Consequences

In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication. Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190228613.013.904
Posted: 24 Aug 2021
Michael Latzer and Natascha Just
University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division and University of Zurich

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algorithms, Internet, governance, automation, artificial intelligence, algorithmic decision-making, personalization

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Algorithmic Selection on the Internet

In: Warf, Barney (ed.). The SAGE Encyclopedia of the Internet. Sage: Thousand Oaks, 12–14 (2018). http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781473960367.n10
Posted: 08 Jul 2021
Natascha Just and Michael Latzer
University of Zurich and University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division

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Handbook on the Economics of the Internet

(2016) Cheltenham, Northampton: Edward Elgar. https://www.e-elgar.com/shop/gbp/handbook-on-the-economics-of-the-internet-9781788116770.html
Posted: 07 Jul 2021
Johannes M. Bauer and Michael Latzer
Michigan State University-Quello Center and Department of Media and Information and University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division

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The Economics of the Internet: An Overview

In: Bauer, J. and Latzer, M. (Eds), Handbook on the Economics of the Internet. Cheltenham, Northampton: Edward Elgar, 3-20, 2016
Posted: 07 Jul 2021
Johannes M. Bauer and Michael Latzer
Michigan State University-Quello Center and Department of Media and Information and University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division

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Modeling the Second-Level Digital Divide: A Five-Country Study of Social Differences in Internet Use

New Media & Society, Published online before print September 9, 2015, doi: 10.1177/1461444815604154
Posted: 04 Jan 2016
Michael Latzer
University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division

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Comparative cross-country research, digital divide, digital inclusion, Internet use, measurement invariance, representative survey, structural equation modeling

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Towards an Innovation-Co-Evolution-Complexity Perspective on Communications Policy

Revised version in: M. Löblich & S. Pfaff (Eds.), Communication and Media Policy in the Era of Digitization and the Internet. Baden-Baden: Nomos, Forthcoming
Posted: 30 May 2013
Michael Latzer
University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division

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Media Innovation, Co-Evolution, Evolution, Internet, New Media, Complexity, Media Governance, Communications Policy, Internet Policy, Media Policy, Telecomunications Policy, Media Change, communications

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Media Convergence

A revised version in: R. Towse & C. Handke (Eds.), Handbook of the Digital Creative Economy, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, Forthcoming
Posted: 30 May 2013
Michael Latzer
University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division

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media convergence, media technology, media change, creative industries, digital economy, digital creative economy, communications sector, media sector, co-evolution, complexity, telecommunications, broadcasting

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Regulation Remixed: Institutional Change Through Self- and Co-Regulation in the Mediamatics Sector

Communications and Strategies, 50(2), 127-157
Posted: 26 Aug 2012
University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division, University of Zurich, Austrian Academy of Sciences and Austrian Academy of Sciences

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Regulatory Choice in Communications Governance

Communications – The European Journal of Communication Research, 32(3), 399-405
Posted: 25 Aug 2012
Michael Latzer
University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division

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co-regulation, governance regulation, self-regulation theory

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Institutional Variety in Communications Regulation: Classification Scheme and Empirical Evidence from Austria

Telecommunications Policy, 30(3-4), 152-170
Posted: 25 Aug 2012
University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division, University of Zurich, Austrian Academy of Sciences and Austrian Academy of Sciences

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governance, mediamatics, self-regulation

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B2c E-Commerce: A Frictionless Market is Not in Sight - Arguments, Empirics and Policy Implications

Posted: 25 Aug 2012
Michael Latzer and Stefan W. Schmitz
University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division and Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB)

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Self- and Co-Regulation in the Mediamatics Sector: European Community (EC) Strategies and Contributions Towards a Transformed Statehood

Knowledge, Technology, & Policy, 17(2), 38-62
Posted: 25 Aug 2012
Natascha Just and Michael Latzer
University of Zurich and University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division

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Comparative Analysis of International Co- and Self-Regulation in Communications Markets

Posted: 24 Aug 2012
University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division, Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Austrian Academy of Sciences and Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy

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Regulatory Choice in Communications: The Case of Content-Rating Schemes in the Audiovisual Industry

Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, Vol. 54, No. 3, pp. 463-484, 2010
Posted: 23 Aug 2012
Florian Saurwein and Michael Latzer
Austrian Academy of Sciences and University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division

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co-regulation, governance, rating, self-regulation

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Convergence Revisited: Toward a Modified Pattern of Communications Governance

Convergence – The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 411-426, 2009
Posted: 23 Aug 2012
Michael Latzer
University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division

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convergence governance regulation

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ICT Innovations: Radical & Disruptive? Vague Concepts – Delicate Choices – Conflicting Results

New Media & Society, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 599-619, 2009
Posted: 23 Aug 2012
Michael Latzer
University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division

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Regulating and Monitoring Online Activities of Public Service Broadcasters: The Case of Switzerland

TRENDS IN COMMUNICATION POLICY RESEARCH - NEW THEORIES, METHODS & SUBJECTS, (ECREA Book Series, Vol. 7), pp. 277-297, Natascha Just, Manuel Puppis, eds., Bristol/Chicago: Intellect, 2012
Posted: 23 Aug 2012
Natascha Just, Michael Latzer and Florian Saurwein
University of Zurich, University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division and Austrian Academy of Sciences

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governance, media-policy, regulation

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Public Service Broadcasting Put to Test: Ex-Post Control of Online Services

International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics. Volume 8; Issue 1
Posted: 21 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2013
Natascha Just, Michael Latzer and Florian Saurwein
University of Zurich, University of Zurich – IKMZ, Media Change & Innovation Division and Austrian Academy of Sciences

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