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Governing the gatekeepers: is formal regulation needed?

Mansell, Robin (2014) Governing the gatekeepers: is formal regulation needed? Media Policy Blog (27 Nov 2014). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Robin Mansell is Professor of New Media and the Internet at the LSE. In the latest post in our series on digital intermediaries and plurality, she argues that intermediaries are influencing media production and dissemination often in ways not fully understood by policymakers, implementing policy without oversight. Regulators have been unable to keep up with the pace of change and still rely on legislation geared towards traditional market structures. To protect the public interest, they will need to shift emphasis to a more holistic view of the media ecology rather than the piecemeal approach of the past.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/mediapolicyproject/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author
Subjects: J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Collections > LSE Media Policy Blog
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2017 12:01
Last Modified: 29 Jun 2017 10:25
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/80359

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