Flashcards in Industries Theorists Deck (3)
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
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.