Musaab Mohamed Adam30581155Mss. Doris Limcultural and media policySituating cultural policy essay 1
Norway, Portugal and the Netherlands, use ‘editorial agreements’ to achievesuch a separation, these agreements involve a written statement whichguarantees the rights of editors to shape the content of their products freefrom interference by media owners” (Doyle, 2002, p.29).As mentioned by Flew “media policy has been central to the development of media in all of its forms, government policy institutions regulate theownership of media, production and distribution of media” (2007, p.171).According to Craik (1996), in recent years international trends in regulatingmedia ownership have dramatically shifted, (p, 178). In response to culturaland economic globalization and the adoption of micro-economic reformagendas by most governments, basically the aim is to enhance nationalintegration, increase competition and international competitiveness and toremove impediments to growth (Craik,1996,p.185). Furthermore, at anational and international level these rapid changes in policy are to beattributed to the digitization and convergence of technology and theglobalization of media and broadcasting technologies. However, policyreforms were utilized as a counter measure for American cultural imperialismand global domination (Craik, 1996, p. 185).
Singapore and media ownership
As globalization transformed our world into a village, access to media andinformation became relatively simple, which made media gate keepers