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ARE THE FOLLOWING CONGLOMERATES VERTICAL/HORIZONTAL OR BOTH?
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VLOG Introduce the BBC as a Public Service Broadcaster and
explain what it is How are they funded? How are they structured? (How are they regulated and
managed?) How successful are the BBC, have they had complaints about
their management of programs, staff or services (find proof) What debates are there about the usefulness of the licence
fee? What alternatives are there? What is your opinion? Who are their competition and what programmes rival theirs? What New technologies have they developed and how have
these new technologies changed the way we watch/use the BBC?
What technological development do you think is next for the way we watch television (the living room of the future??
VLOG Introduce your film company and what they are famous for What are some of their most successful box office films? Who are their competition? How are they structured
(who is the conglomerate that owns them, are they are a part of a horizontal, or vertically integrated structure integrated what other things do the conglomerate own, what other companies do they have links with?) they How much money is the conglomerate worth? Are they
successful? What debates are there about the power of the few media
companies? What is your opinion? What New technologies has the film industry developed? What technological development do you think is next for film?