Entry in The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Mass Media and Society

Editors: Debra Merskin, J. Geoffrey Golson
SAGE Publications (forthcoming)



The article depicts the development of the online radio and outlines the new issues that emerge from a variety of viewpoints (economic/entrepreneurial, political, cultural) as this new medium cannot be disassociated from its traditional counterpart not only (and not primarily) in technical or technological terms, but mainly in terms of its functions in the field of information as well as in the field of the production of culture in general.