Media Ownership: The Economics and Politics of Convergence and Concentration in the UK and European Media

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SAGE, Jul 9, 2002 - Social Science - 192 pages
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The digital revolution is transforming media and communications industries worldwide, and media companies are keen to emerge at the forefront of an increasingly transnational and competitive communications marketplace. However, the volume and scale of mergers and alliances involving media players has raised considerable challenges for regulators and state authorities alike.

 

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Contents

Media Concentrations and Pluralism
11
Industrial and Economic Policy Aims
30
CrossMedia Expansion
66
THE UK CASE
83
an Analysis
104
A New Future for Communications?
122
Trends and Policy Responses across Europe
141
Towards a Harmonized EU Policy Initiative?
154
Conclusions
171
References
180
Index
189
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Gillian Doyle is Professor of Media Economics and Director of the Centre for Cultural Policy Research (CCPR) at the University of Glasgow where she runs the MSc in Media Management programme.

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