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Does Ofcom need sharper teeth?

Beckett, Charlie (2010) Does Ofcom need sharper teeth? POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (04 Oct 2010). Website.

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As a journalist my instincts are anti-regulatory. But if you look at the wider world of media and communications it is obvious that even open markets need managing. You can’t have competition, for example without safeguards against monopoly. Some infrastructure projects, such as universal high-speed broadband, are so massive and long-term that they need to be nurtured by regulation. The Internet, itself, is a fragile and dynamic communications space that also needs protection.

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Additional Information: © 2010 The Author(s)
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Date Deposited: 18 May 2017 10:38
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2021 23:18

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