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How not to measure the news plurality problem

Moore, Martin (2015) How not to measure the news plurality problem. Media Policy Blog (01 Oct 2015). Website.

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Abstract

As Ofcom proposes measuring news consumption to assess media plurality in the UK, Martin Moore, Director of the Media Standards Trust, carries out an experiment to measure his news consumption over the course of a single day. How easily can news consumption be measured, and how do we define what counts as ‘news’ in the first place? Moore examines the challenges that Ofcom will face and suggests that measuring news consumption might not allow Ofcom to address the central purpose of plurality: that of ensuring diverse viewpoints are heard.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/mediapolicyproject/
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
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: 12 Jun 2017 11:46
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2019 00:39
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/80929

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