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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 Review of Public Service Television
ofcom's review of public service television
Introduction

Public service broadcasting plays an important role in a democracy; certainly it has long done so in the UK. It provides independent news and current affairs, including critical reflection on government, together with high-quality programming that is accessible to all and that meets the needs ...

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