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20 Nov 2007, Posted by Eric Karstens in Media Policy, 0 Comments

Service-neutral airwaves in Europe


If we do not free up frequencies to be used in the best possible way rather than in the traditional way, we will be lagging far behind our potential in terms of business, pluralism, and the information society.

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12 Nov 2007, Posted by Eric Karstens in Media Policy, 0 Comments

German broadcasting in a crisis of meaning


The main problem of the German media sector appears to be that most players, public and commercial, keep clinging to their accustomed ways of thinking and going about their business, trying to carry on with the traditional arrangements for as long as possible.

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01 Nov 2007, Posted by Eric Karstens in Media Policy, Public Broadcasting, 0 Comments

Public money for commercial broadcasters?


Let the pubcasters worry about the public interest and the private stations about making money. If this separation is really unambiguous, it will bring about more honesty.

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