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European Broadcasting Law and Policy

European Broadcasting Law and Policy

by Lorna Woods, Jackie Harrison


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ISBN-13: 9780521613309
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/31/2007
Series: Cambridge Studies in European Law and Policy Series
Pages: 388
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

About the Author

Jackie Harrison is Professor in Law at the University of Essex.

Lorna Woods is Professor of Public Communication at the University of Sheffield.

Table of Contents

Series Editors' Preface     vii
Preface     ix
Case list     xi
Part I
Introduction     3
The value and functions of the broadcast media: protecting the citizen viewer     18
Regulation and the viewer in a changing broadcasting environment     41
Union competence     62
European broadcasting policy     87
Part II
Access     115
Media ownership: impact on access and content     146
Jurisdiction, forum shopping and the 'race to the bottom'     173
Advertising placement and frequency: balancing the needs of viewers and commercial interests     194
Negative content regulation     218
Positive content regulation: quotas     243
Privatisation of sport and listed events     266
State aid: constraints on public service broadcasting     290
Part III
Conclusions     315
Appendix     329
Bibliography     336
Index     355

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