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

Robert G. Picard

in A Future for Public Service Television

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2018
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September 2018
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9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
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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


A Future for Public Service Television

Des Freedman and Vana Goblot (eds)

Published in print:
2018
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September 2018
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9781906897710
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9781906897802
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book
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The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

A guide to the nature, purpose, and place of public service television within a multi-platform, multichannel ecology. Television is on the verge of both decline and rebirth. Vast technological change ... More


Introduction: The Long Revolution

Des Freedman

in A Future for Public Service Television

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2018
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September 2018
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9781906897710
eISBN:
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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


Television and Public Service: A Brief History1

Des Freedman and Vana Goblot (eds)

in A Future for Public Service Television

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2018
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9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
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The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter traces the history of public service television. The history of British public service broadcasting policy in the 20th century is characterized by a series of very deliberate public ... More


Public Service in Europe: Five Key Points

Trine Syvertsen and Gunn Enli

in A Future for Public Service Television

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2018
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September 2018
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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


Do We Still Need Public Service Television?

Luke Hyams

in A Future for Public Service Television

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2018
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September 2018
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9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
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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


Children and Public Service Broadcasting

Sonia Livingstone and Claire Local

in A Future for Public Service Television

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2018
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September 2018
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9781906897710
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9781906897802
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Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0042
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Much has been said about the future of public service content, the growth of multiple platforms, new market and regulatory pressures, and changing audience preferences and practices, among other ... More


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

Matthew Powers

in A Future for Public Service Television

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2018
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September 2018
ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
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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


Designing a New Model of Public Service Television (PST)

Robin Foster

in A Future for Public Service Television

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2018
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September 2018
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9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
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Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0028
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter argues that despite claims to the contrary, there is still a significant future role for public service television (PST). While long-form TV programming will remain at the heart of PST, ... More


How to Strengthen Public Service Television

Chris Tryhorn

in A Future for Public Service Television

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2018
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September 2018
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9781906897710
eISBN:
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Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0047
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses five recommendations on how to strengthen public service television. The first is the need to maintain the UK's broadcasting ecology. The second is the need for the BBC to have ... More


‘Public Service’ in a Globalised Digital Landscape

Ingrid Volkmer

in A Future for Public Service Television

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2018
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September 2018
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9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
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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


Afterword

Vana Goblot and Natasha Cox

in A Future for Public Service Television

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2018
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September 2018
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9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
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Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0049
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The Inquiry into the Future of Public Service Television examined the role and purpose of public service television during what were (and remain) turbulent times for the industry. Over the course of ... More


Does Public Service Television Really Give Consumers Less Good Value for Money than the Rest of the Market?

Patrick Barwise

in A Future for Public Service Television

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2018
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September 2018
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9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
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Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the assumption that public service television (PST), i.e. BBC TV, commercial public service broadcasters (PSBs), and non-PSBs, offers less consumer value for money than the rest ... More


Television in a Rapidly Changing World: Content, Platforms and Channels1

Des Freedman and Vana Goblot (eds)

in A Future for Public Service Television

Published in print:
2018
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ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
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Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0026
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter argues that despite the proliferation of channels made possible by the new technologies of cable, satellite, and digital compression, the overall impact on established broadcasters has ... More


Recommendations of the Puttnam Report1

Des Freedman and Vana Goblot (eds)

in A Future for Public Service Television

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2018
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September 2018
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9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
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Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0048
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter presents the recommendations of the Puttnam Report. It covers recommendations for the BBC, Channel 4, ITV, and Channel 5. It proposes the establishment of a new fund for public service ... More


New Sources of Public Service Content1

Des Freedman and Vana Goblot (eds)

in A Future for Public Service Television

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2018
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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


Television and Diversity1

Des Freedman and Vana Goblot (eds)

in A Future for Public Service Television

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2018
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September 2018
ISBN:
9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0033
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter argues that issues of diversity — based on the recognition that the population consists of multiple and overlapping sets of minorities — are central to the continuing relevance (or ... More


Diversity: Reflection and Review

Sarita Malik

in A Future for Public Service Television

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2018
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September 2018
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9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on what the report A Future For Public Service Television says about ‘diversity’ and considers more broadly the utility of public service television (PST) diversity policy in ... More


Principles of Public Service for the 21st Century1

Georgina Born

in A Future for Public Service Television

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2018
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September 2018
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9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

At the core of previous normative frameworks for public service broadcasting are four interrelated concepts: independence, universality, citizenship, and quality. As yet, these norms have not evolved ... More


Reflection on A Future for Public Service Television

Mark Thompson

in A Future for Public Service Television

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2018
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September 2018
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9781906897710
eISBN:
9781906897802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter argues that public service broadcasting (PSB) will become more important to British audiences over the next decade despite the fact that political support for PSB is weaker today than at ... More


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