Tag Archives: Regulation

Jan 17 2014

The world’s hacks now think that UK press is less free – they may be right

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One fact that can unite all sides in the post-Leveson press regulation debate is that the world now thinks that British journalists are less free and less likely to be free in the future. This perception may be caused by … Continue reading

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Nov 7 2013

What principles should guide regulation in the Internet age?

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Only 3% of internet users have internet speeds slower than 2 mpbs and are without access to good broadband connections, which means that the internet has become not only increasingly pervasive but also far more accessible than it was before. … Continue reading

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Aug 22 2013

From fee to mutual? What kind of BBC do you want to emerge from Charter Renewal?

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If the BBC is such great value then why do we have to take 180,000 people to court every year to make them pay for it? In answering that question we soon get into a discussion about how public service … Continue reading

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Dec 13 2012

As James Harding Gets The Mourinho Treatment, Is it Game over for Team Delaunay? (Guest blog)

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This post by LSE’s Dr Damian Tambini vwas first posted on the Media Policy Project blog: If Paul Dacre is the unchallengeable and dominant Alex Ferguson of British Newspaper Editors, Alan Rusbridger is probably Arsene Wenger:  flashes of brilliance and … Continue reading

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Nov 29 2012

Why Leveson Matters (and it’s not really the report)

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So here it comes. 2000 pages of evidence on how British newspapers behave and why that must change. Maybe some suggestions for how to make it happen through new regulation. Does this matter? I’ve argued in the past the the … Continue reading

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Nov 22 2012

Revenge of the Evil Empire and why I’m backing Darth Vader: my case against statutory newspaper regulation #Leveson

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[we have set up an 'objective LSE Leveson blog with lots of links to articles and research on the Inquiry, the politics and the regulatory policy - references welcome] It seems that like cockroaches, British newspapers can survive the nuclear … Continue reading

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Nov 2 2012

British culture versus corrupt companies: the battle for media plurality (guest blog)

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The major threat to the quality of media today isn’t the economy or trust – it’s plurality. That’s the view of top analyst Claire Enders, given in her Polis Media Agenda Talk. Polis intern Gideon Reid reports. Claire Enders began … Continue reading

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Oct 22 2012

Contentious politics, stratified society and the elusive public: myths and reality of Chinese media (guest blog)

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In China there there are vast amounts of people online, the Government has control but social media is changing politics. That’s the consensus view but in this article, LSE’s Bingchun Meng tackles what she sees as some of the misunderstandings … Continue reading

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Sep 5 2012

What is the value of social media to public service journalism? New research project

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We all know that using social media like Twitter and having online platforms such as blogs can enhance our journalism. But what if you have a particular public service brief, for example, working for a public service broadcaster? In some … Continue reading

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May 30 2012

Blair: Lessons from Leveson – ‘It’s a waste of time” (Part Two)

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If you accept the premise that there’s something wrong with the balance of power between politicians and media what do you do about it? This was what Lord Leveson asked former Prime Minister Tony Blair at the end of his … Continue reading

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