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Peggy Valcke on EU Approaches to Monitoring Media Pluralism

By Zoetanya Sujon

Professor Peggy Valcke, director of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Law & ICT (ICRI) and research professor at K.U.Leuven, spoke at yesterday’s Media Policy Project expert workshop on ‘Assessing Media Plurality’.  Professor Valcke addressed OfCom’s approach to media pluralism in light of the EU Media Pluralsim Monitor and provided an excellent overview to media pluralism in the EU.

Professor […]

Expert workshop on Media Plurality: Background documents

By Zoetanya Sujon

In preparation for our March 2nd expert workshop on ‘Assessing Media Plurality,’ some of our participants have kindly provided excellent background documents which offer insightful contributions to a wide range of issues concerning media plurality, in the UK and Europe.

Ken Goldstein has contributed a one page summary of UK consumer’s news use.

David Elstein has written an informative […]

Guest blog: What does the word ‘plurality’ mean?

By Charlotte Brewer Charlotte Brewer is professor of English language and literature at Oxford University and an expert on dictionaries.  Charlotte provides the following reflection on the meaning of ‘plurality’ today. In deciding whether or not to allow Murdoch to buy more shares in BSkyB, the regulatory bodies have been asked to assess whether there would be ‘a sufficient plurality […]

Jeremy Hunt announces plans for a new Communications Act and a new local news channel.

Speaking at the Oxford Media Convention on January 19th, Hunt made 2 major announcements about the future of media in the UK, including plans for a new Communications Act and the launch of a new local news channel at the end of 2012.

Hunt announced plans for a green paper on the new regulatory framework for communications by the end […]

Contradictions in internet policy making

Dr. Bart Cammaerts

Internet penetration in the UK is higher than ever, as is apparent from a recent Office for National Statistics (ONS) report . On the basis of a 2010 survey, the ONS projected that 72% of UK households have access to the internet and in addition it estimates that 38 million adults have used the internet in the […]

December 8th, 2010|Copyright|0 Comments|

Panel Discussion on Media Plurality

We are pleased to be a part of this upcoming event with Polis on Tuesday December 14th.  The discussion features Alan Rusbridger (Editor of the Guardian),  Chris Goodall (Consultant to Enders Analysis on regulatory and competition issues), and a former member of the UK Competition Commission, Professor Steven Barnett (Professor of Communications at the University of Westminster) and Damian […]

Welcome to the LSE Media Policy Project

The LSE Department of Media and Communications is delighted to announce its success in winning funding to increase and deepen the links between research and policymaking.  This project has been made possible through an award granted by the Higher Education Innovation Fund (HEIF4) at LSE and is marked by the launch of the LSE Media Policy Project.  The aim […]

October 13th, 2010|Featured|0 Comments|