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Whitakers 2016 cover
The rules surrounding cross-media ownership were overhauled as part of the 2003 Communications Act.
Print publication date: Feb, 2016
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The Media
There are six major television channel owners who are responsible for the biggest audience share.
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The Media
UK domestic radio services are broadcast across three wavebands: FM, medium wave and long wave (used by BBC Radio 4).
Word count: 1,265
The Media
BBC Radio broadcasts network services to the UK, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands, with over 35 million listeners each week.
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The Media
Until 1973, the BBC had a legal monopoly on radio broadcasting in the UK.
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The Media
The newspaper and periodical press in the UK is large and diverse, catering for a wide variety of views and interests.
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