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Why shouldn't owners interfere?

Beckett, Charlie (2008) Why shouldn't owners interfere? POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (24 Jan 2008). Website.

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Abstract

Why shouldn’t media proprietors such as Rupert Murdoch interfere in the editorial policy of their own newspapers or TV channels? This was the fascinating challenge from former Sunday Times editor Andrew Neil at today’s House of Lords Communications Committee hearings. You can watch clips here where Neil asserts that the person who bought the company, invested their money, pays the wages, and takes the risk over profits and libels, should have a right to influence what is actually produced.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2008 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 24 May 2017 09:57
Last Modified: 19 May 2020 23:28
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/78607

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