The Role of Commercial Radio Stations in the Media Vacuum of Mai 68 in Paris
VIEW Journal , Volume 6 - Issue 12 p. 1- 11
Commercial radio stations RTL and Europe n°1 played an important role during the events of May 1968 in Paris by maintaining the news coverage of the protests, the riots and the strikes. By analyzing the entanglements of the various audiovisual media and surviving audio material,this article defends the idea that a vacuum created by the crisis that affected the French public broadcasting agency is one of the main reasons that brought the commercial radio stations at the centre of the events.
|media studies, radio studies, broadcast journalism, radio, France, entanglements, ORTF, RTL, Europe 1|
|Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision|
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|VIEW Journal of European Television History and Culture; Vol 6, No 12 (2017): 1968 in the Media; 1-11|
Legay, Richard. (2017). The Role of Commercial Radio Stations in the Media Vacuum of Mai 68 in Paris. VIEW Journal, 6(12), 1–11. doi:10.18146/2213-0969.2017.jethc136