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Independent Television in Britain

Volume 4: Companies and Programmes, 1968-80

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Independent Television in Britain by Jeremy Potter
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A companion to volume 3 "Politics and Control, 1968-80", this book covers aspects of the same period and completes the history of Independent Television from its origin and foundation to the end of 1980. The division between volumes 3 and 4 reflects the system whereby a regulatory body, which was by statute the publisher and the editor of all programmes, employed contractors to undertake the primary function of programme-making. This arrangement built stresses into the structure, and plenty of instances of tension between the supervisors and supervised are recorded. Other drawbacks were an Authority more reactive than "proactive"; the need for much industry and inter-company decision-making by committee; and a short-term approach to planning resulting from limited-period contracts and the uncertainty of renewal.
Release date NZ
June 18th, 1990
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
XI, 428 p.
Imprint
Palgrave Macmillan
Pages
428
Dimensions
155x235x40
ISBN-13
9780333455432
Product ID
2248461

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