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Research carried out at the University of East London (UEL) has been helping to reform UK media practice through influencing regulatory outcomes, policies and debates relating to product placement, cross-media promotion, and media ownership and pluralism.
he way in which the UK media is regulated, owned and managed has come under increased political and public scrutiny recently, particularly in light of events such as the News of the World phone hacking scandal, the attempted acquisition of BSkyB by media mogul Rupert Murdoch, and changes to laws on product placement and promotion.
UEL research has been helping to inform the debate and influence the reform of UK media policy through the work of Dr Jonathan Hardy – a recognised leading authority on western media systems and a leading researcher and critic of product placement and related media-advertising integration. Read more on the UEL Research website.