Puppis


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Puppis

(pup -is) (Poop; Stern) A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Canis Major, lying partly in the Milky Way. It was once part of the constellation Argo. The brightest star is the extremely remote and luminous 2nd-magnitude Naos (ζ). It also has several open clusters including M47 (NGC 2422), just visible, and M46 (NGC 2437), which contains the bright planetary nebula NGC 2438; the supernova remnant Puppis A is a strong radio and X-ray source. Abbrev.: Pup; genitive form: Puppis; approx. position: RA 7.5h, dec –30°; area: 673 sq deg.

Puppis

[′pəp·əs]
(astronomy)
A southern constellation; right ascension 8 hours, declination 40° south. Also known as Stern.
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Studying reactions to media logic therefore makes sense from the point in time when the political ties of the media loosened--in other words, when the direct steering of the media on the part of the state begins to be restricted by law and the principle of press freedom begins to be applied (Puppis, 2010a).
And during the development, the small size of the market also plays an important role (Puppis 2009).
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(Arion) Protinus in medias ornatus desilit undas: Spargitur impulsa caerula puppis aqua.
te quoque Thessalicae, Nestor, rapit in freta puppis fama, Mycenaeis olim qui candida velis aequora nec stantes mirabere mille magistros.
400 nec semper credenda Ceres fallacibus arvis nec semper viridi concava puppis aquae, nec teneras semper tutum captare puellas: saepe dato melius tempore fiet idem.
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However, small media markets, such as Belgium, make for interesting case studies due to their marginal language reach, specific policies, and market and production practices (see Lowe & Nissen, 2011; Puppis, 2009; Trappel, 2014).