Tag Archives: Media Ownership

Is UK audiovisual content about to hit a perfect storm?

I’d suggest that there is an emerging picture of where UK production is likely to head in the next few years, and it’s one that should worry us – particularly from the point of view of cultural diversity (which is … Continue reading

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Perhaps the most important information of all about TV production…

… is information that most of us will never be able to see. The Broadcast Bridge reports that BARB are now compiling a lot more data about UK audeinces to bring us in line with other competing markets. It will, … Continue reading

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Channel 4 and mutual ownership – Labour proposal

There have been quite a few posts on here already about C4 privatisation. This is an interesting twist, from The Co-operative Party (sister-party to the UK Labour Party) – proposing that control of Channel 4 could (via Broadcast [£]) be … Continue reading

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Diversity of Media Ownership – European Audiovisual Observatory report (2017)

“Media Ownership – Market Realities and Regulatory Responses.” A detailed report – here. “Only Great Britain has no written constitutional guarantees concerning the freedom of expression and of the media, nor indeed of any other fundamental rights. However, they are … Continue reading

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