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The Price of Plurality

 Plurality has been at the heart of the UK’s Public Service Broadcasting ecology. Exceptionally high levels of innovation and investment have been delivered by a wide range of different public service broadcasters. But to what extent will that still be sustainable in a fully digital and on-demand world? As Ofcom undertakes its Review of Public Service Broadcasting and the next Communications Act approaches, policy-makers must decide how to recast and update the UK’s broadcasting system and how much priority to give to sustaining plurality of public service provision. This book brings together a wide variety of perspectives on this critical issue, from producers and broadcasters, academic experts, politicians and policy-makers.