The Politics of Media Policy by Des Freedman

By Des Freedman

The Politics of Media Policy presents a serious standpoint at the dynamics of media coverage within the US and united kingdom and provides a complete consultant to a few of the main issues of dialogue within the media at the present time. whereas many policymakers boast of the openness and pluralism in their media platforms, this ebook exposes the dedication to industry ideas that saturates the media coverage setting and distorts the advance and alertness of democratic media policies.

Based on interviews with dozens of politicians, regulators, specified advisers, lobbyists and campaigners, The Politics of Media Policy considers how governments, civil servants and media agencies have formed the drawing up of ideas pertaining to a number of matters including:

  • Media ownership
  • Media content
  • Public broadcasting
  • Digital television
  • Copyright
  • Trade agreements affecting the media industries.

The e-book identifies either the associations and the arguments that dominate the advance of those the most important media regulations. it will likely be of curiosity to public coverage and media execs, researchers, activists and scholars certainly all these decided to appreciate and reply to the influence of neo-liberalism at the modern world.

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