Regulating for Broadcasting Diversity: Balancing Economic and Social Values in the Public Interest
G. Gounalakis and G. Taylor (eds), Media Diversity Law: Australia and Germany Compared (Peter Lang Academic Research, 2016) 99-124
21 Pages Posted: 9 Jan 2017 Last revised: 6 Feb 2017
Date Written: 2016
This paper examines the public interest underpinning Australian and German media diversity regulation. It finds notwithstanding different historical and constitutional origins, both counties regulation today espouses similar public interest rationales but increasingly is being shaped by the power of private broadcasters and the role of politics.
Keywords: regulation; broadcasting; diversity; economic; social; public interest
JEL Classification: G28, K23
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