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Rupert Murdoch’s Sky bid: why Ofcom should review the deal

Broughton Micova, Sally (2017) Rupert Murdoch’s Sky bid: why Ofcom should review the deal. British Politics and Policy at LSE (14 Mar 2017). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In December 2016, Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox reached an agreement in principle to buy satellite broadcaster Sky. After Fox formally notified the European Commission of its bid on 3 March, Culture, Media and Sport Secretary Karen Bradley has said that she is ‘minded to’ refer the deal to Ofcom on the grounds of media plurality and commitment to broadcasting standards. Sally Broughton Micova argues that there is also another factor to consider.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN1187 Scotland
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2017 10:42
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2019 23:17
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/70001

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