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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.

Media Literacy
Media literacy
A New Lease of Life for an Old Policy

Increasingly, the media mediate between public and government, business and consumers, teachers and pupils, even among family members (Livingstone, 2009a). As work, education, commerce, social relations and leisure rely ever more on the media for their everyday functioning, greater attention is being ...

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