Supplementary submission - Inquiry into the broadcasting services amendment (media ownership) bill 2006 and related bills
Varan, D. (2006) Supplementary submission - Inquiry into the broadcasting services amendment (media ownership) bill 2006 and related bills. Supplementary Submission to the Senate Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Committee .
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Use it or lose it regime
• A legislated scheme lacks the flexibility required to deal with complex sports rights negotiations and will inevitably result in events being wrongly delisted.
• Any Ministerial decision to remove an event from the list should be a disallowable instrument.
Allegations of Hoarding
• There is no evidence of hoarding by the free-to-air networks. Last year, free-to-air networks broadcast 1648 hours of listed sport.
|Murdoch Affiliation:||Interactive Television Research Institute|
|Publisher:||Free TV Australia|
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