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Tunstall, Jeremy

According to Jeremy Tunstall (Emeritus Professor, City University) Arts, Children’s, Education, Science, Religion, National History and Current Affairs are ‘seven UK TV genres which have been, and still are, in relentless decline’ despite their traditional status as essential elements of UK public service broadcasting. As UK television has become much more market-driven and commercial, public service broadcasters are asked to do more with less money, with subscription services¬†‘increasingly creaming off selected high cost-and-prestige genres’ such as ‘quality popular’ drama.

Jeremy Tunstall