Be the media, know the media, change the media

18 February 2016 / By Des Freedman We’re facing a crisis at the heart of our media system – in other words with the dominant players across our media environment – on many different levels: of funding, of ethics, of representation and of legitimacy. The crisis is related, in particular, to the increasingly unequal distribution…

GE2015: Party positions on media plurality and local news

7 May 2013 / By Media Policy Project Blog The three main UK political parties – the Conservatives, the Liberal Democrats and Labour – have set out their policy priorities for the media & telecoms sectors in their party manifestos. A recent report from Enders Analysis highlights areas of convergence and divergence between them in…

Striking the balance: why we still need a plurality dialogue

5 November 2014 / By Robin Foster Robin Foster is an adviser on strategy, policy and regulation in the media and communications sectors and a founding member of Communications Chambers. He previously held strategy and board level posts at Ofcom, Independent Television Commission, and the BBC and has provided senior level advice to leading organisations including…

A Blog Series: Time for a Plurality Dialogue

1th november 2014 / By LSE Media Policy (blog) LSE Media Policy Project (blog) Over the coming weeks, this blog will host insight from leading world experts focusing on the topic of the role of new digital intermediaries in the context of traditional media policy concerns with media pluralism and editorial responsibility. We are pleased…