In Cyprus the historical evolution of television follows the country's turbulent political history, while clearly depicts the political system's vulnerabilities. This article presents a historical overview of the historical evolution of television in Cyprus, in accordance to the specific historical artefacts that generated a series of disadvantages still reflecting upon private broadcasting. The aim of the article is to present the interrelation between private broadcasting and politics and its current aftermath in Cyprus. Through a comparative analysis of different surveys, depicting the audience's points of view regrding private broadcasting and PSB, this study highlights the specific structurs and vulnerabilities of the current broadcasting sector.

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Keywords television, Cyprus, private, broadcasting, PSB
Publisher Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
Journal VIEW Journal
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Note VIEW Journal of European Television History and Culture; Vol 6, No 11 (2017): History of Private and Commercial Television in Europe; 102-112
Maniou, Theodora. (2017). From PSB to Privatisation: Structures and Vulnerabilities of the Greek-cypriot broadcasting sector. VIEW Journal, 6(11), 102–112.