Extension task for Understanding the Media Sector
Research and investigate the articles below on the sale of Channel 5 to American owned VIACOM. Add a paragraph that responses to some of the questions outlined below to unit 7, task 1 section of your blog or include a 300+ word write-up to your folder.
What does this say about media ownership in the UK?
Will the content reflect British values and culture?
What other broadcasters do VIACOM own?
Are there common elements in terms of content?
What is the future of British Broadcasting?
What are the potential impacts on British Broadcasting jobs?