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Media w hiszpańskiej Wspólnocie Autonomicznej Galicji. Proces degalicyzacji mediów
Media in the Spanish autonomous community of Galicia. The process of desgalleguización of media

Author(s): Dagmara Głuszek-Szafraniec, Zuzanna Waleczek
Subject(s): Communication studies
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego
Keywords: autonomous community; regional media;Spain; Galicia; desgalleguización

Summary/Abstract: This article is about the microsystem of media in the autonomous community of Galicia in Spain. The first part provides a brief historical overview of the political transformation in Spain after 1975 and its impact on regional development. Further on, the role of the mainstream media in the region of Galicia is analyzed: the press (La Voz de Galicia, Xornal de Galicia), radio (Radio Galega) and television (TVG). The last part focuses on the process of desgalleguización, which has been taking place in Galicia since the mid-1990s, and which has adversely affected the status of the Galego language in public spaces. It turns out that Galicia has not been able to use the tools, its autonomous governments has been equipped with to merge the region and to develop linguistic and cultural identity of its inhabitants.

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 3 (227)
  • Page Range: 529-545
  • Page Count: 17
  • Language: Polish