Public policy, independent television production and the digital challenge

  title={Public policy, independent television production and the digital challenge},
  author={Gillian Doyle},
  journal={journal of digital media \& policy},
  • G. Doyle
  • Published 1 June 2019
  • Political Science
  • journal of digital media & policy
Television production is a vital component of the media and a sector whose performance has important cultural and economic ramifications. In the United Kingdom, the growing prosperity of the programme-making sector – attributable partly to historic policy interventions – is widely recognized as being a success story. However, a recent wave of corporate consolidation and takeovers, characterized by many leading UK production companies being bought out and often by US media conglomerates, has… 

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