Last week, the European Parliament adopted the revised text of the the Audiovisual Media Services Directive, which governs EU-wide coordination of national legislation on all audiovisual media. The revised directive, which aims to better to reflect the digital age, is expected to come into force by the end of the year and once adopted, member States will have 21 […]
Sally Broughton Micova of the University of East Anglia explains the relevance of the new public consultations recently launched by the European Commission as part of its Digital Single Market initiative. For more information about upcoming consultations see here.
On Friday 25 September, the European Commission launched two consultations that really get to the heart of what was envisioned in […]
Not everyone at the European Commission is consumed by the Greek crisis. Some are even making radical policies to promote the Single Market in the media sector. LSE’s Sally Broughton Micova explains some of proposals in the recently launched consultation on audiovisual media services arguing that civil society should contribute ideas on how to promote independence of media regulators.
On Monday 6 July the […]
Yesterday, the European Commission (EC) announced its Digital Single Market strategy. LSE’s Sally Broughton Micova looks at the implications of the new strategy for European audiovisual content.
There were no real surprises when European Commission Vice-President Andrus Ansip and Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Günther H.Oettinger stood on the podium together yesterday to launch the EC’s Digital Single Market […]
Signing off the LSE Media Policy Blog for the holidays, LSE Fellow Sally Broughton Micova, who has been acting LSE MPP Director for the last three months, takes a quick look at where things stand on some of the big issues we have been following as we close 2014. The whole MPP team wishes you happy holidays and all […]
Sally Broughton Micova, LSE Fellow and Acting Director of the LSE Media Policy Project, looks at what to expect from the new digital team in the European Commission.
The new European Commission took office over the weekend, starting officially on 1 November, and I cannot resist pointing out that it seems new Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker realized it would take […]
The 2014 Internet Governance Forum is taking place now in Istanbul until 5 September. We have in the past heard from a variety of scholars and activists on internet governance, so this time we decided to ask some questions of the Youth IGF Project representatives who are attending the Forum. In this interview, Harriet Kempson, Zach Da Silva and Eleanor […]
Since the UK Parliament’s Culture Media and Sport Committee about to start another round of oral evidence session in their Future of the BBC Inquiry next week, for this Friday we feature a very old media policy meme that is still with us today.
The BBC Pips
The pips first rung out across the airwaves on 5 February 1924. Designed […]
For the next few summer weeks we will be lightening up Friday afternoons by showcasing media policy memes.
Many people nowadays probably equate the notion of memes with the image of the quizzical little boy circulated on Facebook. But memes can refer to anything from gestures and ritual to video and written text. They spread across populations and are often […]