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Media Policy. An Introduction. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 5226803
  • Book
  • December 1998
  • 256 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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The book discusses the basic issues of principle, the processes of implementation and the actual consequences in practice.
  • Provides a cross-media analysis of media policy
  • Uses case studies to illustrate policy implementation
  • Includes chapter summaries, questions for discussion and a chapter on further reading
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1. Introduction.

Part I: Contexts:.

2. Age of Darkness, Age of Enlightenment? The Intellectual Background.

3. Markets, Media and Moguls.

4. Technology - Chance, Fate and Choice.

Part II: Principles:.

5. Freedom, Democracy and Enlightenment.

6. Protecting the State.

7. Protecting the Citizen, Protecting Society.

Part III: Practice:.

8. Actors in Performance.

9. Privacy, Accuracy and the Press Complaints Commission.

10. Remoulding Public Service Broadcasting: The Challenge to the BBC.

11. Intervention in the Newspaper Market Place.

12. Censorship, Classification and Censure.

13. Coping with Cultural Imperialism.

14. Further Reading.

References and Notes.


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David Hutchison Glasgow Caledonian University, UK.
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