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British Broadcasting and the Public-Private Dichotomy: by Simon Dawes

By Simon Dawes

This textual content bargains a theoretical engagement with the ways that deepest and public pursuits - and the way these pursuits were understood - have framed the altering intent for broadcasting law, utilizing the 1st century of united kingdom broadcasting as a place to begin. in contrast to such a lot books on broadcasting, this article adopts an explicitly Foucauldian and genealogical standpoint in its account of media background and gear, and unpicks how the meanings of phrases similar to 'public provider' and 'public interest', in addition to 'competition' and 'choice', have developed over the years. In contemplating the appropriation by means of broadcasting students of ideas reminiscent of neoliberalism, citizenship and the general public sphere to a severe account of broadcasting background, the ebook assesses their appropriateness and efficacy through attractive with interdisciplinary debates on every one idea. This paintings could be of specific importance to teachers and scholars with an curiosity in media thought, background, coverage and legislation, in addition to these disposed to knowing in addition to critiquing the neoliberalization of public media.

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