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Five theses on public media and digitization:from a 56-country study

Tambini, Damian (2015) Five theses on public media and digitization:from a 56-country study. International Journal of Communication, 9 (2015). pp. 1400-1424. ISSN 1932-8036

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Abstract

This article examines developments at public-service and state-administered media organizations based on a global sample of country case studies and selected secondary data. Most public-service and state media organizations have experienced a decline in revenue and audience and a tendency to weaken the program remit, but the overall direction of change is not one of uniform, marked, or irreversible decline. Although successful models of public service for the digital age have emerged, recent evidence suggests that neither the weakening of state broadcasters nor their reform into independent public-service media are inevitable results of digitization.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://ijoc.org/index.php/ijoc
Additional Information: ©2015 Damian Tambini
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
K Law > KZ Law of Nations
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > London Multimedia Lab for Audiovisual Composition and Communication
Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2015 14:58
Last Modified: 10 Jun 2015 11:40
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/62187

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