Media Diversity Law
Australia and Germany Compared
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- About the author(s)/editor(s)
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- Georgios Gounalakis, Philipps University Marburg & Simon Röß, Philipps University Marburg - Cross media ownership: A comparison of the legal framework of Australia and Germany
- Sharon Rodrick, Monash University - Regulating media diversity in Australia: Where to next?
- Eric Windholz, Monash University - Regulating for Broadcasting Diversity: Balancing Economic and Social Values in the Public Interest
- Romy Nicole Fleischer, Noerr LLP Dresden - Antitrust Regulation, Innovation and Dynamic Competition in the Internet sector with particular focus on unilateral market behaviour of online platforms
- Michael Kling, Philipps University Marburg - Media diversity and competition law: Merger control in the print media sector
- John Duns, Monash University - Media diversity and the role of competition law
- Greg Taylor, Philipps University Marburg & R.M.I.T. University Melbourne - Diversity within government broadcasters
- Justin Malbon, Monash University - Geo-Pricing of Digital Media: European and Australian Policy Debates Compared
A comparison of the legal framework of Australia and Germany
III. Cross-media concentration
IV. The impact of media convergence
B. Provisions against media concentration
(1) Unacceptable media diversity situation
(2) Unacceptable three-way control
(3) Disclosure of cross-media links
2. Competition and Consumer Act
3. Restrictions on foreign investments
1. Inter-State Broadcasting Agreement
b) The failed merger of Springer and ProSiebenSat. ← 13 | 14 →
bb) The failed merger of Springer and ProSiebenSat.
III. Comparison of the competition and the broadcasting provisions
IV. Comparison of the German and the Australian legal system
a) Improvements of the German diversity provisions
b) Necessity and feasibility of a European media concentration control
Abstract: Australian and German media concentration laws display an astonishing degree of structural conformity despite being based on quite different historical backgrounds. The following essay compares their approaches regarding the prevention of predominant media power and elaborates necessary improvements in order to prepare media concentration laws for present and future challenges.
The essay compares the legal framework of Australia and Germany with a particular focus on cross media ownership because this type of economic concentration can lead to an especially worrying influence on public opinion. Therefore, it is necessary to limit the extent of cross media ownership by both competition law and specific media regulation.
A. Types of concentration
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- 2016 (April)
- Recht auf freie Meinungsäußerung Medienvielfalt Kartellrecht
- Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2016. 272 pp.