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Author Debrett, Mary.

Title Reinventing public service television for the digital future / Mary Debrett
Published Bristol, UK ; Chicago : Intellect, 2010


Description 1 online resource (253 pages)
Contents 1. The Need for Reinvention -- 2. The BBC -- 'The Cornerstone of National Culture' -- 3. Channel Four -- 'A Service with a Difference' -- 4. The ABC -- 'The National Broadcaster' -- 5. SBS -- 'A Multicultural Service' -- 6. American Public Television -- 'A Non-commercial Service' -- 7. Television New Zealand -- 'A Crown Owned Company' -- 8. Public Service Media -- 9. Trust and Public Service Media
Summary Once regarded as a system in decline, public service broadcasters have acquired renewed legitimacy in the digital environment, as drivers of digital take-up, innovators and trusted brands. Exploring this remarkable transformation, Reinventing Public Service Television for the Digital Future engages with the new opportunities and challenges facing public service media, outlining the ways in which interactive technologies are now expanding the delivery of diverse goals and enhancing public accountability. Drawing on fifty interviews with media industry and academic specialists from four countries
Analysis Public television
Digital technology
Great Britain
United States
New Zealand
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Special Broadcasting Service
Case studies
Australia overseas comparisons
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-236) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Public service television programs.
Digital television.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Television & Video.
Digital television.
Public service television programs.
PERFORMING ARTS / Television / General
Genre/Form Public service television programs.
Public service television programs.
Émissions d'intérêt public télévisées.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781841503967