This issue on the History of Private and Commercial Television in Europe may help deepen our understanding of how the commercialization of television has shaped media culture in Europe. It offers a scholarly view on the history of private and commercial television in Europe, addressing institutional, technological, political, and cultural perspectives, and their entanglement, so as to allow for transnational comparison.

television history, comparative media studies, commercial television history, private television history
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
dx.doi.org/10.18146/2213-0969.2017.jethc118
VIEW Journal
Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY-SA 4.0) that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).
VIEW Journal of European Television History and Culture; Vol 6, No 11 (2017): History of Europe’s Commercial TV; 1-5

Barra, Luca, Classen, Christoph, & de Leeuw, Sonja. (2017). Editorial. VIEW Journal, 6(11), 1–5. doi:10.18146/2213-0969.2017.jethc118