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European broadcasting law and policy

Harrison, J and Woods, L (2007) European broadcasting law and policy. UNSPECIFIED. ISBN 9780511495298

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Abstract

© Jackie Harrison and Lorna Woods 2007 and Cambridge University Press, 2009. European broadcasting policy has attracted attention from many disciplines because it has dual nature: Cultural and commercial. This 2007 book offers a detailed treatment of European broadcasting law, set against an overview of policy in this area. In this respect the authors identify tensions within the EU polity as regards the appropriate level, purpose and mechanism of broadcast regulation. Key influences are problems of competence, the impact of changing technology and the consequences of increasing commercialisation. Furthermore, the focus of the analysis is on the practical implications of the legal framework on viewers, and the authors distinguish both between citizen and consumer and between the passive and active viewer. The underlying question is the extent to which those most in need of protection by regulation, given the purpose of broadcasting, are adequately protected.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities > Law, School of
Depositing User: Jake Newell
Date Deposited: 22 Apr 2015 09:54
Last Modified: 02 Jan 2018 10:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/13599

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