Public service media in the age of SVoDs

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Public service media in the age of SVoDs: A comparative study of PSM strategic responses in Flanders, Italy and the UK

Alessandro D’Arma, Tim Raats and Jeanette Steemers | Media, Culture & Society Journal
2021


This paper examines the response of public service media to the expansion of streaming services like Netflix and their disruption to established national television models around the world. This paper found that the response of PSM to the disruption caused by giant stream services is due to factors including the country’s governmental support for the role of PSM, and market size. It also found that PSM responds through different strategies one of which is production collaborations. 

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Public policies for public service media

UK and the German policy cases, with warnings and lessons from the USA

A 2010 article by Prof. Peter Humphreys (University of Manchester) that focuses on the impact of new technologies and changing media markets on public service broadcasting. The first part of the article focuses on the impact of new technologies and changing media markets on PSB whilst the second focuses on how to maintain a plurality of content and public service players. US examples and broadcast experiences are used comparatively throughout this paper.

This article was published for the RIPE@2010 conference series.

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