Selection of Countries
Written by Moritz Schweiger and Nadine Wallnöfer

As in most comparative media system studies (Dorn & Traunspurger, 2017), the project "Journalists' autonomy around the globe“ is based on the nation state as unit of analysis. In this chapter, we discuss first whjy we consider this approach still the right one. Second, as every study focusing the whole globe, we justify the country selection procedure.

Country Selection


Recommended citation form
Moritz Schweiger, Nadine Wallnöfer: Selection of Countries. In: Michael Meyen (ed.), Mapping Media Freedom. LMU Munich: Department of Communication Studies and Media Research 2017. (access date).

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