European Union news themes in Romanian Radio Stations. Case study: Europa FM and Radio Romania Actualitati

Author:Antonia Ioana Matei - Florica Iuhas
Position:University of Bucharest, Faculty of Journalism and Communication Sciences, Romania - University of Bucharest, Faculty of Journalism and Communication Sciences, Romania
Pages:191-198
SUMMARY

With Romania’s integration in the European Union, the media content related to the member states has acquired growing importance. The themes of journalism were enriched with new approaches towards national image in the European context and vice versa... (see full summary)

 
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Abstract:
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Keywords: European Union;
1. Introduction
On the canvas of media discourse in
the one hand at the image of Roman
new European identity. In the past
approach from all m
ember states w
dimensions covering the European C
The Eurobarometer -
Public opinion
in 2012, states that the main source
(51%), radio (64%), the Internet (ac
of Romanian). “The same hierarchic
pol
itical matters: television (88%),
The extent to which the Romanian
(49%) say this in the case of televis
Differences fr om t he European ave
states say that on TV, the Union is d
internet“
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University of Bucharest, Fac ulty of Journa
Complex “Leu”, Corp A, 6th floor, dist
antoniamatei@gmail.com.
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University of Bucharest, Fac ulty of Journa
Complex “Leu”, Corp A, 6th floor, district 6
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Eurobarometer -
Public opinion in the Euro
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ttp://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/archives/e
Interdisciplinary Dimensions of Communic
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ion News Themes in Romanian Radio Sta
: Europa FM and Radio Romania Actuali
tonia
-Ioana Matei
1
, Florica Iuha
2
ation in the European Union, the media content related to the mem
e. The themes of journa lism were enriched with new approache
context and vice versa.
At a first level, the study aims to
topics broadcasted by Radio Romania Actualitati and Europa FM
ve component focuses on the topics addressed in
radio news in or
reflects the image of the European Union.
The findings show, b
of the Romanian media is not c oncerned with the interests of the
themes
-
but rather with how can the EU, as a unified body, hel
orial policy
; Romanian media
in post
-revolution Romania,
many topics have occur
ania in the context of its pre
-
accession to the EU, on t
ast three years, the reality of joining the EU broug
s which intend
– each one -
to make meaningful a
n Community.
ion in the European Union
(Romania -
National Repo
rce of in
formation for Romanians is television (97%
accessed by 43% of respondents) and social networks
hical trend is maintained for procuring information ab
), media / newspapers (43%), radio (41%) and the i
an media discusses the EU is assessed as satisfactor
vision, 41% for radio, 39 % f
or print and only 25% fo
verage are observed in all cases: 55% of the respond
s debated in a fair amount, 48% for radio, 56% for prin
rnalism and Communication Sciences, Romania
. Address: 1-
3 Iuli
istrict 6, Bucharest, Romania
. Tel.: +4021 318.15.55.
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rnalism and Communication Sciences, Romania
. Address: 1-
3 Iuli
t 6, Bucharest, Romania
. Tel.: +4021 318.15.55. E-mail:
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uropean Union, p. 13,
es/eb/eb78/eb78_ro_ro_nat.pdf, accessed July 2nd, 2013.
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rresponding author:
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