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Author Guyot, Jacques
Source Hyper Articles en Ligne (HAL)
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword minorités linguistiques ♦ espace médiatique régional ♦ télévision bretonne ♦ Language minorities ♦ regional media sphere ♦ breton television ♦ shs ♦ Humanities and Social Sciences/Library and information sciences
Abstract In the context of internationalisation of audio-visual media, standardisation of exchanges and contents is also accompanied by a re-strengthening of local cultures. The claims for cultural and linguistic idiosyncrasies are directly linked to the development of regional television. Like in many other European regions, in Brittany (France), all the prerequisites seem fulfilled to launch a channel dedicated to the promotion of Breton culture and language. However, many uncertainties weigh on such a project. The size of the regional market may, of course, be an obstacle to financial viability. But, above all, the notion of identity is quite problematic in the construction of a regional media space: does it constitute a sufficiently solid and homogeneous base - from a sociological, cultural and linguistic point of view - to construct original television programming models which reflect the variety of social realities and cultural constructions?
Educational Use Research
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1998-01-01
Volume Number 5
Page Count 11
Starting Page 61
Ending Page 71