Media Power and Plurality

From Hyperlocal to High-Level Policy

  • Steven Barnett
  • Judith Townend

Part of the Palgrave Global Media Policy and Business book series (GMPB)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction

    1. Steven Barnett, Judith Townend
      Pages 1-12
  3. Part I

  4. Part II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 63-63
    2. Martin Moore
      Pages 65-82
    3. Judith Townend
      Pages 83-98
  5. Part III

  6. Part IV

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 221-228

About this book


While policymakers in the world reiterate the importance of protecting voice diversity, traditional media conglomerates and new social media giants make their task increasingly challenging. This book assesses the current state of policy-making on media plurality and explores novel policy ideas for funding, regulatory and structural interventions.


Media ownership media concentration plurality media diversity media policy media and politics hyperlocal media journalism broadcasting European Union (EU) media pluralism public service broadcasting service social media

Editors and affiliations

  • Steven Barnett
    • 1
  • Judith Townend
    • 2
  1. 1.University of WestminsterUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Institute of Advanced Legal StudiesUniversity of LondonUnited Kingdom

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