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A Newscorp takeover of BSkyB will not significantly shift media power: blocking the deal could set a poor precedent

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). Website.

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Abstract

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: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 the author; Online
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: 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
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2020 23:16
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/31989

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