We are currently seeking submissions that address central issues and challenges affecting contemporary television including some of the following areas:
- The social and cultural purposes of television today.
- Changing production, consumption and distribution practices and indeed the very meaning of ‘television’ in a digital age.
- Funding and regulation of public service platforms and their content together with broader questions of regulation to secure public service across the UK TV landscape.
- The representation of UK citizens in the television landscape in terms of ethnicity, gender, nationality and class.
- The performance of specific public service genres, including current affairs, drama, news and sport.
- Reflections on ‘quality’ – does the UK still make ‘the best TV in the world’?
- The contribution of non-public service content providers to public service output.
- Up to 2000 words
- A single document
- Formats include doc, docx, rtf, txt, but not PDF
- Identifies key problems of the specific topic related to the overall brief
- Highlights relevant research where possible
- Suggests 3 or 4 key recommendations to secure independent public service television
Please email your submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org