Download Accountability and the Public Interest in Broadcasting by Andrea Millwood Hargrave PDF

By Andrea Millwood Hargrave

Opposed to a backdrop of great swap in expertise and the economics of broadcasting and new media, this well timed survey of up to date attitudes to responsibility and the general public curiosity in broadcasting relies on over fifty interviews conducted in four democracies: India, Australia, the united kingdom and the U.S..

Show description

Read Online or Download Accountability and the Public Interest in Broadcasting PDF

Similar radio books

IEEE Standard Definitions of Terms for Radio Wave Propagation

Summary: phrases and definitions utilized in the context of electromagnetic wave propagation in relation to the fields of telecommunications, distant sensing, radio astronomy, optical waves, plasma waves, the ionosphere, the magnetosphere, and magnetohydrodynamic, acoustic, and electrostatic waves are provided.

Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomy, Second Edition

Entire, authoritative insurance of interferometric thoughts for radio astronomy during this moment version of Interferometry and Synthesis in Radio Astronomy, 3 top figures within the improvement of enormous imaging arrays, together with very-long-baseline interferometry (VLBI), describe and clarify the expertise that gives pictures of the universe with an angular solution as effective as 1/20,000 of an arcsecond.

Dewey and Elvis: The Life and Times of a Rock 'n' Roll Deejay

Starting in 1949, whereas Elvis Presley and sunlight documents have been nonetheless almost unknown--and complete years prior to Alan Freed famously "discovered" rock 'n' roll--Dewey Phillips introduced rock 'n' roll to the Memphis airwaves through enjoying Howlin' Wolf, B. B. King, and Muddy Waters on his nightly radio exhibit crimson, scorching and Blue.

Extra resources for Accountability and the Public Interest in Broadcasting

Example text

The Amendment declares that ‘Congress shall make no law . . prohibiting the freedom of speech, or of the press’. In courts ranging as high as the US Supreme Court, the Commission has won some fights over their interpretations of their duties and lost others. Historically, however, the ‘public interest’ criterion may be considered to have lost ground in the application of the principle and the rigour with which it has been pursued. Monroe Price, also from the Annenberg School at the University of Pennsylvania, reflected whether, on the evidence of a recent case, the influence of the ‘public interest’ clause is set to wane f furth er: the question .

The evolving media delivery platforms require audiences and users to take a far more active role in the way they approach new media content than they do for broadcasting, with its linear programming, delivered in carefully managed schedules. But Robin Foster warns against thinking that the audiences and users can switch to such decision-making processes quickly: If we are moving to a system where the public are making more choices then it may be that it takes them some time to understand how to make those choices properly in which case you have to find ways of taking them to that final destination.

Paul Chadwick, ABC, Australia) External accountability The way in which organisations found themselves accountable to external bodies formed a key part of this research. It was clear that regulators played an important role in the broadcasting industry and the role of the government was also closely examined. This research did not dwell on accountability to shareholders by commercial entities, as this was felt to be a given. Nor did the project dwell on the way in which shareholders and advertisers might affect (directly or Accountability t 25 indirectly) the practices of a broadcaster.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.92 of 5 – based on 23 votes