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Europeanization as Convergence: The Regulation of Media Markets in the European Union

Alison J. Harcourt

in The Politics of Europeanization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199252091
eISBN:
9780191599224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252092.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

One of the challenges of Europeanization as an innovative research agenda is the identification of mechanisms through which domestic public policy is Europeanized. In Chapter 2, Radaelli identified ... More


Extreme Speech and the Democratic Functions of the Mass Media

Jacob Rowbottom

in Extreme Speech and Democracy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199548781
eISBN:
9780191720673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548781.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the democratic justification for media freedom. The approach taken towards the media in relation to extreme speech is distinguished from that taken towards the individual. The ... More


Media Regulation, Public Interest and the Law

Mike Feintuck and Mike Varney

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621668
eISBN:
9780748670987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621668.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Regulation of the media has traditionally been premised upon claims of ‘the public interest’, yet the term itself remains contested and generally ill defined. In the context of technological ... More


In Search of the Public Interest

Mike Feintuck and Mike Varney

in Media Regulation, Public Interest and the Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621668
eISBN:
9780748670987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621668.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter seeks to identify a meaningful, overarching rationale for regulation of the media, to clarify — or replace — what has been the nearest thing as yet to serve as a guiding principle, the ... More


Tiers of Regulation

Mike Feintuck and Mike Varney

in Media Regulation, Public Interest and the Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621668
eISBN:
9780748670987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621668.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter analyzes the framework of media regulation in the UK, which gives appropriate attention to the increasing significance of developments emanating from Europe. It discusses the nature of ... More


Regulating the Revolution

Mike Feintuck and Mike Varney

in Media Regulation, Public Interest and the Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621668
eISBN:
9780748670987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621668.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter begins with a discussion of the development and influence of broadcast media. It then describes how three ongoing phenomena — technological convergence, globalisation, and horizontal and ... More


Conclusions: Protecting Democratic Values

Mike Feintuck and Mike Varney

in Media Regulation, Public Interest and the Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621668
eISBN:
9780748670987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621668.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter argues that while the media cannot be insulated from technological and commercial change, with good management it should be possible to maintain, in a modernised and sustainable form, ... More


Who Owns the World's Media?: Media Concentration and Ownership around the World

Eli M. Noam and The International Media Concentration Collaboration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199987238
eISBN:
9780190210182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987238.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics, Economic Sociology

Media concentration has been an issue around the world. To some observers the power of large corporations has never been higher. To others, the Internet has brought openness and diversity. What ... More


The Market, Public Service and Regulation

Mike Feintuck and Mike Varney

in Media Regulation, Public Interest and the Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621668
eISBN:
9780748670987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621668.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers principled arguments regarding the regulation of the media and justifications for regulation. It begins by looking into some practical realities associated with the future of ... More


The Regulatory Framework Before and After the Communications Act 2003

Mike Feintuck and Mike Varney

in Media Regulation, Public Interest and the Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621668
eISBN:
9780748670987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621668.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter offers a brief overview of the historical legal framework for regulation prior to the Communications Act 2003 before going on to identify the key reforms and to consider their impact on ... More


Aspects and Scope of Media Pluralism

Kari Karppinen

in Rethinking Media Pluralism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823245123
eISBN:
9780823268979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245123.003.0004
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter deals with some of the main lines of argument in the contemporary debates concerning pluralism and diversity. It begins by distinguishing between media pluralism and media diversity, the ... More


Institutional Design and Accountability in UK Media Regulation

Mike Feintuck and Mike Varney

in Media Regulation, Public Interest and the Law

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748621668
eISBN:
9780748670987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621668.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter shifts the focus from predominantly structural regulation of media markets to the activities of the media, and those who regulate them, from the perspective of accountability. It ... More


Media Localism: The Policies of Place

Christopher Ali

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040726
eISBN:
9780252099168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040726.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Local media is at a turning point. Legacy outlets – television and newspapers – are declining while emerging platforms are failing to take their place. When it comes to the policies and regulations ... More


Authors, Users, and Pirates: Copyright Law and Subjectivity

James Meese

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037440
eISBN:
9780262344517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037440.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

How should we think about authorship, use and piracy in an era of media convergence? How does the growing focus on amateur creativity impact on existing legal and cultural understandings of around ... More


Too Soon to Give Up, Too Late to Really Matter: Impasses, Self-Deception, and Brazil’s Media-Democratization Agenda

Fernando Lattman-Weltman

in Emergent Brazil: Key Perspectives on a New Global Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060675
eISBN:
9780813050942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060675.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Since the arrival of the PT (the Workers’ Party) to central power in Brazil (2002), the issue of mass media regulation became a hot topic in the country's political debate, due to the historical ... More


From the Piratical to the Creative User

James Meese

in Authors, Users, and Pirates: Copyright Law and Subjectivity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037440
eISBN:
9780262344517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037440.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The second chapter focuses on the user and examines how this subject has become an increasingly prominent element of copyright law across the twentieth century. After introducing the basics (and ... More


Media Piracy, Censorship and Misuse

Tessa Dwyer

in Speaking in Subtitles: Revaluing Screen Translation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474410946
eISBN:
9781474434720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410946.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter proceeds by detailing two important fields of subtitling and dubbing practice that involve deliberate mistranslation and/or misuse, where quality concerns are overshadowed by politics ... More


Media and Policy Analysis in Brazil: The Process of Policy Production, Reception and Analysis Through the Media

Fernando Lattman-Weltman

in Policy analysis in Brazil

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306849
eISBN:
9781447310976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306849.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter identifies the key factors affecting how policies are received and analysed by the media. When the media are considered as a polyarchic institution, the balance of forces in the policy ... More


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