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

Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017/02

21 Pages Posted: 9 Jan 2017 Last revised: 6 Feb 2017

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Eric Windholz

Monash University - Faculty of Law

Date Written: 2016

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Windholz, Eric, Regulating for Broadcasting Diversity: Balancing Economic and Social Values in the Public Interest (2016). G. Gounalakis and G. Taylor (eds), Media Diversity Law: Australia and Germany Compared (Peter Lang Academic Research, 2016) 99-124; Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017/02. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2894142

Eric Windholz (Contact Author)

Monash University - Faculty of Law ( email )

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Clayton, Victoria 3800
Australia

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