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Published: 10 July 2006

320 Pages

ISBN: 9780748621668

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Media Regulation, Public Interest and the Law

2nd Edition

Mike Feintuck and Mike Varney

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Identifies and examines the rationales underlying media regulation and the current challenges to them.
  • Considers fully the actual and potential utility of legal mechanisms and principles in the design and activities of regulatory institutions.
  • Fully updated to take account of the European Union's 2002 New Regulatory Framework and the UK's Communications Act 2003.
  • Accessible to a wide readership in media studies, journalism, broadcasting and law.Praise for the First Edition:"A detailed and critical assessment of the problems and confusions of recent media regulation in the UK including digital television franchising and the Broadcasting Complaints Commission it is well organised, and should be a useful resource for more advanced students and academicsfor updating the public regulation case with vigour and"

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