In Media Regulation, two leading scholars of the media examine the challenges of regulation in the global mediated sphere. Peter Lunt and Sonia Livingstone explore the way that regulation affects the relations between government, the media and communications market, civil society, citizens and consumers. Drawing on theories of governance and the public sphere, the book critically analyzes issues at the heart of today's media, from the future of public service broadcasting to burdens on individuals to develop their media literacy.

Ofcom's Core Purposes: A Discursive Struggle

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Media Regulation and the Implied Audience

While the 1990s saw growing acceptance of the need for regulatory change in relation to media and communications, there remained considerable disagreement over regulatory purpose, design and function. A key debate ...

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