Title: Language policy, tacit knowledge and institutional learning : the case of the Swiss national broadcast company
Authors : Perrin, Daniel
Conference details: International Conference on Media and Media Practices in Minority and Competitive Contexts – From local to global, Edmonton, May 2012
Issue Date: May-2012
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Not specified
Language : English
Subjects : Language policy; Tacit knowledge; Media linguistics
Subject (DDC) : 302: Social interaction
Abstract: Few studies have been conducted on the topic of media in minority context. However, in today’s plurilingual and multicultural societies, their role in the functioning of democracy and in the construction of minorities’ cultural identities is crucial. These media are both channels of communication and gathering places or common areas for communities. By connecting individuals who share the same language, these media reinforce solidarity within minority groups as well as their cultural identity, both at the local and global levels. In order to maintain their existence, minority media must also position themselves vis-à-vis the media of the majority to which their audiences also have access. Conceived as a space for exchange between practitioners and researchers in social sciences, humanities and modern languages, this colloquium seeks to reflect on the role of media in minority contexts from various perspectives and with a comparative angle.
Departement: Angewandte Linguistik
Organisational Unit: Institute of Applied Media Studies (IAM)
Publication type: Conference Other
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/6708
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