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1

Curren and Seaton

-The media is controlled by a small number of companies driven by the logic of profit and power
-Media concentration limits variety, creativity and quality.
-More socially diverse patterns of ownership help to create more adventurous media productions

2

Livingstone and Lunt

-There is an underlying struggle in UK regulation policy between the need to further the interests of citizens and the need to further the interests of consumers.
-Traditional approaches to media regulation are at risk from new technologies and the power of global media conglomerates.

3

David Hesmondhalgh

-Culture Industry companies try to maximize audiences through vertical and horizontal integration.
-Conglomerates now operate across a number of different industries
-The radical potential of the internet has been contained by its incorporation into profit-orientated companies