Television production: configuring for sustainability in the digital era

  title={Television production: configuring for sustainability in the digital era},
  author={Gillian Doyle},
  journal={Media, Culture \& Society},
  pages={285 - 295}
  • G. Doyle
  • Published 1 March 2018
  • Business
  • Media, Culture & Society
Over recent years leading independent television production companies in the United Kingdom and elsewhere in Europe have become prime targets for corporate activity, and many have been subject to takeover, often by US media groups. Why is it that nurturing the development of television production companies which achieve scale but, at the same time, remain independent appears to be so challenging? This article considers which factors are crucial to the success of television production businesses… 

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