Tag Archives: Media sector consolidation

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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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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New ‘Producers Union’ in the US

In the context of some very real fears about a further shift in the balance of power in the film industry, away from the people who make them and into the hands of highly consolidated corporations that have the cash-reserves … Continue reading

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Consolidation of TV production companies

When we think about the consolidation of TV production companies, we have to bear in mind that this work forms part of global portfolios that include TV channels, Telcos, big IT infrastructure providers, news groups and publishers among many other … Continue reading

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