Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
A Future for Public Service Television$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Des Freedman and Vana Goblot

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781906897710

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: September 2018

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM MIT PRESS SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.mitpress.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright The MIT Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in MITSO for personal use (for details see www.mitpress.universitypressscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 19 May 2019

Diversity: Reflection and Review

Diversity: Reflection and Review

Chapter:
(p.91) 9 Diversity: Reflection and Review
Source:
A Future for Public Service Television
Author(s):

Sarita Malik

Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9781906897710.003.0011

This chapter focuses on what the report A Future For Public Service Television says about ‘diversity’ and considers more broadly the utility of public service television (PST) diversity policy in direct relation to its role in mediating lived multiculture. The report states that issues of diversity ‘based on the recognition that the population consists of multiple and overlapping sets of minorities’ are central to the relevance and legitimacy of any public service media system. Problematically, PST is implicated in the social processes of exclusion that are enacted more widely across the creative sector, revealing a deep correlation between social and cultural inequality. The chapter also briefly examines how ‘diversity’ is operationalized within these contexts and look at its potential efficacy in producing a less unequal, more diverse public service media culture as part of a functioning public sphere.

Keywords:   public service television, PST, diversity policy, multiculture, exclusion, social inequality

MIT Press Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.