Media Regulatory Frameworks in the Age of Broadband: Securing Diversity

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dc.contributor.author Hitchens, Lesley en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:35:26Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-12T03:35:26Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier 2010006201 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Hitchens Lesley 2011, 'Media Regulatory Frameworks in the Age of Broadband: Securing Diversity', Pennsylvania State University, vol. 1, pp. 217-240. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 2158-3897 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/19001
dc.description.abstract Professor Hitchens, writing from Australia, sees a dramatically different regulatory framework in a post-convergence ?Broadband Age.? Future media policy and regulation, she says, will have to address the entire ?media ecosystem,? viewed as a ?regulatory space? in which self-regulation and the market are all part of the basket of regulatory tools. Its goal should be to maintain and strengthen the public sphere. Traditional rules limiting media ownership or setting content requirements are unlikely to be viable, and will be replaced by increased reliance on sectoral ex ante competition regulation, perhaps complemented by a code of behavior promoting self-regulation regarding content. Hitchens concludes that traditional media regulations rooted in spectrum scarcity are not sustainable in the long term. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Pennsylvania State University en_US
dc.title Media Regulatory Frameworks in the Age of Broadband: Securing Diversity en_US
dc.parent Journal of Information Policy en_US
dc.journal.volume 1 en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Pennsylvania en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 217 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 240 en_US
dc.cauo.name LAW.Faculty of law en_US
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dc.classification.name Law en_US
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