The Politics of Media Policy
By (author) Des Freedman
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Politics of Media Policy by Des Freedman
Book DescriptionThe Politics of Media Policy provides a critical perspective on the dynamics of media policy in the US and UK and offers a comprehensive guide to some of the major points of debate in the media today. While many policymakers boast of the openness and pluralism of their media systems, this book exposes the commitment to market principles that saturates the media policy environment and distorts the development and application of democratic media policies. Based on interviews with dozens of politicians, regulators, special advisers, lobbyists and campaigners, The Politics of Media Policy considers how governments, civil servants and media corporations have shaped the drawing up of rules concerning a range of issues including: * Media ownership * Media content * Public broadcasting * Digital television * Copyright * Trade agreements affecting the media industries. The book identifies both the institutions and the arguments that dominate the development of these crucial media policies. It will be of interest to public policy and media professionals, researchers, activists and students indeed all those determined to understand and respond to the impact of neo-liberalism on the contemporary world.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780745628417
(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 4-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Des Freedman
Contradictions of Media Power, Paperback (September 2014)
Media Power is a crucial, often taken for granted, concept. We assume that the media are 'powerful' and that 'power' is problematic. This book defines media power by looking at the key contexts in which power is negotiated -economically, politically and technologically -offering an understanding of the power of media in today's complex environment.
Media and Terrorism, Paperback (December 2011)» View all books by Des Freedman
With its topical focus and lucid style, this is a thoroughly international analysis of how terrorism and the war on terror is communicated through a variety of global media outlets. The editors and contributors are all very high profile in the field, and the content is both global and interdisciplinary.
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Author Biography - Des Freedman
Des Freedman is Senior Lecturer in Communications and Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths College.
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