Volume 9 (2003) / Issue 1
The task of regulating the media in pursuit of diversity and pluralism remains essential for the maintenance of key democratic expectations. Faced with rapid technological development and convergence, and trends of corporate conglomeration and concentration of media ownership, governments must engage in an ongoing process of reappraisal and reform of regulation in this field. This article considers whether recent EU Directives and proposed legislation in the UK adequately protect fundamental democratic values.
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