Regulation

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Lord Leveson will present his report on newspaper regulation this Thursday at 1:30pm

You can get it direct from The Leveson Inquiry Website.

We’ll be live on the day with some deep background coverage – we will aim to provide you with links and commentary on the best articles and research about the Leveson Report.

This blog was set up by Polis, the […]

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November 23rd, 2012|Leveson|0 Comments|

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

[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 explosion of phone-hacking, plummeting sales, vapourised advertising revenue,  a variety of police investigations leading to multiple arrests, and the most […]

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November 22nd, 2012|Journalism|2 Comments|

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

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 by describing the huge changes in media consumption. Over the last 15 years. Television audiences are down 15%, Radio has […]

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

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 about the state of China Media. Recently the Open Society Foundation published an extensive reporton the state of digital media […]

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October 22nd, 2012|International, Media|0 Comments|

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

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 media markets such as Austria, public service broadcasters are not allowed to use social media freely. It is seen as […]

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