Public Service Media Policies Working Group
The aim of this Working Group is to examine and make inventories of new performance practices and accountability mechanisms for public broadcasters in different countries, inside and outside Europe and to investigate how they work and what can be learned from them.
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This Working Group is concerned with the performance practices and accountability mechanisms for public broadcasters and the extent to which governments need to intervene in the media market to correct market failures and to guarantee broadcasting as a public merit good. Its members are interested in whether there is a need for a new policy paradigm for public service broadcasting and alternative ways of assessing and measuring public service broadcasting’s value to the public.
Conference theme: “Hegemony or Resistance? The Ambiguous Power of Communication”
See the conference key dates and deadlines: http://iamcr.org/congress/montreal2015-keydates
Public Service Media Polices Working Group - Call for Proposals -Redefining public media spaces: Regional frames, global challenges
Established public media provisions are under threat: both public service broadcasting and professional journalism are severely challenged by new technologies and increasing competition in market-based media ecologies. At the same time the new cyberspace promises unprecedented new informative and participatory opportunities for citizens and civil society, independent from the powers that be, although new corporate power positions are becoming more...
The deadline for submissions is February 14, 2012.
International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR)29th Annual Research ConferenceIstanbul, Turkey - July 13-17, 2011
Creating Public Value: For whom?
Serving the Citizen - Public Service Broadcasting and Civil Society
Call for Papers
Convenor: Jo Bardoel, ASCoR, University of Amsterdam / Radboud University Nijmegen
The Working Group on European Public Broadcasting Policies invites submissions
to the IAMCR 2008 Congress.
Already for some time now public service broadcasters in Europe and elsewhere are prominently present in the domain of new media. This presence in the digital domain is usually considered as a logical extension of the public remit and is also related to a long-standing tradition of being leading in the introduction of new technologies. At...