Sky / Twenty-First Century Fox

Sky / Twenty-First Century Fox: "Non-Fanciful Concerns" and New Deal Risks



Publication Date: September 13, 2017


Research Report Overview

Our thoughts and additional commentary in relation to Culture Secretary Karen Bradley’s public announcement on Sky / Fox in Parliament yesterday, and the disclosure of clarification letters by Ofcom.


Contents (6 Pages):

1. No Surprise on Media Plurality 2. On Broadcasting Standards, the Key Issue is “Non-Fanciful Concerns” 3. Moving the Goal Post #1: Changing the Question 4. Moving the Goal Post #2: Using “A Matter of Law” as an Excuse to Refer 5. Ofcom’s Upcoming Role in Phase II 6. The CMA’s Upcoming Role in Phase II 7. The SoS Decision, Political Pressure, Fox Appeals


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