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Portuguese regulator fails to agree position on Altice Media Capital deal

October 19, 2017 / By http://www.digitaltveurope.net/

Portuguese media, communication and society regulator the Entitade Reguladora para a Communição Social (ERC) has failed to reach a consensus decision on Altice’s proposed acquisition of the country’s leading commercial broadcast group, Media Capital. 308 more words


How to regulate Facebook and the online giants in one word: transparency - George Brock

Demands to regulate hi-tech companies like Google, Facebook and Apple are being heard at deafening pitch almost every day. This rush by the political herd on both sides of the Atlantic to make new laws (or to enforce the breakup of these corporations) is no better focused or thought-out than the extraordinary degree of latitude which the same political classes were prepared to allow the same online platforms only a couple of years ago. 643 more words

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Leveson: Karen Bradley gets it wrong five times - Brian Cathcart

The Media Secretary, Karen Bradley, told the Commons Media Select Committee this week that she will announce the long-overdue outcome of her consultation on Section 40 and Leveson Part Two ‘shortly’ – hinting it would be in the next few weeks. 1,205 more words

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On Whom Must The Laws Work? Where Did The National Communications Authority (NCA) Go Wrong?

October 12, 2017 / By Bright Agropah, Modern Ghana

Must the law be a respecter of persons? Is anyone or outfit too powerful to abide by the law? 743 more words


NCA fine harsh, rushed and laughable – GIBA

October 2, 2017 / By Ghana| Myjoyonline & Abubakar Ibrahim, My Joy Online

Vice President of the Ghana Independent Broadcasting Association (GIBA) has described as harsh and laughable, the over ¢1.2 billion fines slapped on some radio stations by the National Communication Authority (NCA). 374 more words


Why regulators like Ofcom are dropping the ball on ‘Fake News’, dark advertising and extremism - Leighton Andrews

During the course of 2017, the large ‘big tech’ internet intermediaries have come under an unprecedented degree of scrutiny worldwide.  Facebook posts and Google search listings have come under fire as enablers of so-called ‘fake news’ and propaganda by extremist, terrorist and  1,010 more words


Be Present - Self-Regulation of Media Use

“Everywhere we go, we carry with us options far more enticing than the place and moment we happen to be standing within …”

This is a comment by Josh Pulman (cited in Maloney 2017) regarding his photography project, 

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