Beckett, Charlie (2011) A Newscorp takeover of BSkyB will not significantly shift media power: blocking the deal could set a poor precedent. British Politics and Policy at LSE (27 Jan 2011) Blog Entry.
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Some media commentators have expressed deep concern at Rupert Murdoch’s Newscorp’s bid to take over BSkyB, citing the possible effects on competition in the industry and the potential for greater media ‘bundling’. In light of these worries, Charlie Beckett finds that the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Jeremy Hunt’s recent delaying tactics may force Murdoch to negotiate ‘for real’.
|Item Type:||Website (Blog Entry)|
|Additional Information:||© 2011 the author|
|Library of Congress subject classification:||H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
|Sets:||Departments > Media and Communications
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Research centres and groups > POLIS
|Date Deposited:||01 Feb 2011 17:06|
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