Media Policy: An Introduction / Edition 1

Media Policy: An Introduction / Edition 1

by David Hutchison
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Media Policy: An Introduction / Edition 1

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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631204343
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/03/1999
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 7.87(w) x 9.84(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents


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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