Mark Thompson in the Guardian: UK may be facing “a total loss of culture sovereignty”

The former BBC director general Mark Thompson believes the UK is facing “a total loss of culture sovereignty” which will leave the country increasingly divided unless the government acts now to fund public service journalism and stop US companies such as Netflix from dominating the media landscape.

The Guardian interview of Mark Thompson highlights the importance of national and local media — and hence echoes the goals of this Network — but fears for their demise. Read more here.

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