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Shouting toward each other: Economics, ideology, and public service television policy

Picard, Robert

Robert Picard (Reuters Institute, University of Oxford) identifies the lack of reasoned debate and persuasive evidence as key factors shaping the future of public service television. According Picard, ‘Public service broadcasting must not be considered in isolation from developments in commercial broadcasting and the content that is provided by broadcast and digital audiovisual services as a whole. ‘

Robert Picard

Ofcom's Third Review of PSB: Public Service Broadcasting in the Internet Age


James Thickett and David Mahoney’s presentation summarises Ofcom’s Third Review of Public Service Broadcasting’s key findings. It addresses the questions to what extent the PSB television channels have fulfilled the purposes of public service broadcasting, and makes recommendations how to maintain and strengthen public service broadcasting in the future.

James Thickett and David Mahoney presentation