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A recipe for a right-wing assault on public service media?

Cammaerts, Bart (2016) A recipe for a right-wing assault on public service media? POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (17 May 2016). Blog.

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Abstract

This article by Dr Bart Cammaerts, of the LSE Media and Communications Department. While the announcement of the BBC to mothball the BBC Food site seems at first to be a somewhat trivial decision, it proved to be highly controversial and in the mean time the BBC backtracked in the face of public consternation. In fact, this announcement was, however, symptomatic of a neoliberal agenda that is fundamentally anti-public service and it is part of a longstanding and ongoing war of position between publicly-funded and commercial media.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 12 May 2017 09:18
Last Modified: 12 May 2017 09:18
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/76673

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