Key issues in public service broadcasting (PSB) in Sub-Saharan Africa

Banda, Fackson (2006) Key issues in public service broadcasting (PSB) in Sub-Saharan Africa. Discussion Paper. Open Society Institute, London, UK. (Unpublished)


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This background paper discusses some of the key issues associated with the phenomenon of public service broadcasting (PBS) in selected sub-Saharan African countries. These issues include (i) the conceptualisation of PSB (ii) the international politico-juridical context for PSB (iii) the regulatory-cum-policy models for PSB and (iv) the funding models for PSB.

Item Type:Monograph (Discussion Paper)
Additional Information:This discussion paper, commissioned by the Open Society Institute (OSI), was presented at a meeting in London, UK, on the 31st of October 2006, as part of the organisation’s proposed research project on public service broadcasting in sub-Saharan Africa. The paper has been slightly adjusted to reflect some of the comments made during the meeting.
Uncontrolled Keywords:Public service broadcasting; regulation; policy; human rights; funding models
Subjects:Y Unknown > Subjects to be assigned
Divisions:Faculty > Faculty of Humanities > Journalism and Media Studies
ID Code:461
Deposited By: Prof. Fackson Banda
Deposited On:15 Nov 2006
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