This volume examines the historical context, current state of and future prospects for broadcasting in minority languages, taking Irish and Breton as case studies. Practitioners and academics from a variety of disciplines come together to identify and debate the key issues that will mean success or failure for minority language broadcasting in the new millennium.
Foreword - Helen Kelly-Holmes (Aston University, Birmingham)
1. Irish Language Broadcast Media: The Interaction of State Language
Policy, Broadcasters and their Audiences - Tadhg ç' hIfearnáin (University of Limerick)
2. Broadcast Media in Breton: Dawn at last? - Stefan Moal (IUFM,
Teacher Training College of Brittany)
3. The Debate
4. Language Policy and the Broadcast Media: A Response - Muiris ç' Laoire (Institute of Technology, Tralee, Ireland)
5. Competence and Minority Language Broadcasting: A Response - Máire Ní
Neachtain (University of Limerick)
6. The Irish Language and Radio: A Response - Rosemary Day (Mary
Immaculate College, Limerick)
7. The Role of Screen Translation: A Response -Eithne O'Connell (Dublin
Helen Kelly-Holmes is a lecturer in German and European Studies at Aston
University, Birmingham, UK. Her main research interests include intercultural aspects of market and media discourses.