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Diversity, 1922–31

Simon J. Potter

in Broadcasting Empire: The BBC and the British World, 1922-1970

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199568963
eISBN:
9780191741821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568963.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

During the inter-war years, BBC officers sought to encourage the spread overseas of the British approach to broadcasting, and prevent the American model of commercial network broadcasting from being ... More


The American System

David Goodman

in Radio's Civic Ambition: American Broadcasting and Democracy in the 1930s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195394085
eISBN:
9780199894383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394085.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

The passage of the 1934 Communications Act was a decisive but qualified defeat for the radio reformers who favored alternatives to commercial radio (and often admired the BBC). Public interest ... More


Public Service Media and Market Integration: A Differential Application of Free Movement and State Aid Rules?

Roberto Mastroianni

in Market Integration and Public Services in the European Union

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199607730
eISBN:
9780191725258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607730.003.0006
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The regulation of the EU internal market is nothing short of an unremitting balancing exercise between conflicting interests. On the one hand lies the principle of free movement, i.e., the ... More


The Financing of Public Service Broadcasting

Sandra Coppieters

in The Law of State Aid in the European Union

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199265329
eISBN:
9780191699030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265329.003.0014
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter summarizes the origin and importance of the Amsterdam Protocol, and the content and influence of the Communication on the application of the State aid rules to public service ... More


Governing the backbone of cultures: broadcasting policy

Paula Chakravartty and Katharine Sarikakis

in Media Policy and Globalization

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618491
eISBN:
9780748670970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618491.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The chapter builds on the previous chapter, by exploring the policy 'wars' on the protection of audiovisual content among the hegemonic powers of the EU and the USA as they compete in the global ... 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


Shouting Toward Each Other: Economics, Ideology and Public Service Television Policy

Robert G. Picard

in A Future for Public Service Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter argues that the continued usefulness of public service television as a policy tool must be assessed within the broader perspective of the contributions of the broader broadcasting and ... More


Public-Interest Broadcasting: A New Approach: The James MacTaggart Lecture 1999

Richard Eyre

in Television Policy: The MacTaggart Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617173
eISBN:
9780748671113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617173.003.0023
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In this lecture, the author, former chief executive at ITV, predicts the imminent demise of public service television in Britain for three reasons. First, public service broadcasting relies on ... More


Public Service in Europe: Five Key Points

Trine Syvertsen and Gunn Enli

in A Future for Public Service Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter contextualizes the 2016 report A Future for Public Service Television: Content and Platforms in a Digital World through a review of relevant research on public broadcasting in Europe as ... More


Devolution and Communications Policy in Scotland

Philip Schlesinger

in Anglo-Scottish Relations, from 1900 to Devolution and Beyond

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263310
eISBN:
9780191734144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263310.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter illustrates how ‘most of the Holyrood political class has been reluctant to explore the boundaries between the devolved and the reserved’, even on less life-and-death issues such as ... More


Inventing Public Service Media

Amanda D. Lotz

in A Future for Public Service Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers the need for traditional broadcasters to essentially invent public service media. Although broadcasting will continue to play a role in the public service media project, ... More


Freedom in Broadcasting: The James MacTaggart Lecture 1989

Rupert Murdoch

in Television Policy: The MacTaggart Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617173
eISBN:
9780748671113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617173.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In this lecture, the author, chief executive of News International, offers a highly contentious and critical assessment of public service broadcasting, denouncing it as an ideology deployed by ... More


Public Service Broadcasting in Egypt: Strategies for Media Reform

Rasha Abdulla

in Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.003.0022
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

The Egyptian Radio and Television Union (ERTU) functions as a state broadcaster under the strict supervision of the Ministry of Information. To transform ERTU into a public broadcaster, Egypt should ... More


Introduction: The Long Revolution

Des Freedman

in A Future for Public Service Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introduction begins with a brief discussion on the staying power of television, given the fact that it is no longer supposed to exist with the rise of the Internet and digital platforms. In ... More


Pressures on Public Service Media: Insights from a Comparative Analysis of 12 Democracies

Matthew Powers

in A Future for Public Service Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter identifies three key pressures experienced by contemporary public service media. The first is funding, which pertains to debates about whether public service media should continue ... More


New Sources of Public Service Content1

Des Freedman and Vana Goblot (eds)

in A Future for Public Service Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0027
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter considers public service content outside of television. In recent years, there has been a major shift in viewing habits, with more and more people watching material on demand, not just ... More


Rethinking Public Service Broadcasting: The PRA and the BBC

Charlotte Bedford

in Making Waves Behind Bars: The Prison Radio Association

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529203363
eISBN:
9781529203516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203363.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines a partnership project in the West Midlands region which developed prison radio beyond Radio Feltham. It particularly analyses the role of the BBC in the process and the impact ... More


‘Public Service’ in a Globalised Digital Landscape

Ingrid Volkmer

in A Future for Public Service Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0030
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter calls for the need to begin the debate on the requirements of national public service media in the new discursive scopes of public ‘civic’ communication. In other words, it is necessary ... More


Do We Still Need Public Service Television?

Luke Hyams

in A Future for Public Service Television

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0032
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter argues that there is still a need for public service television. Public service broadcasters fulfil a role that neither the independent young creators nor the big media corporations can ... More


Freedom of Choice: Public-Service Broadcasting and the BBC: The James MacTaggart Lecture 2003

Tony Ball

in Television Policy: The MacTaggart Lectures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617173
eISBN:
9780748671113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617173.003.0027
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

In this lecture, the author, former chief executive of BSkyB, cites a National Opinion Poll survey indicating that the BBC licence fee no longer represents good value for money. With BSkyB, at the ... More


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