Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Regulatory bodies


Published on

Cohort 3

Published in: Education
  • Be the first to comment

Regulatory bodies

  1. 1. Regulatory Bodies Rachel Heyes Lecturer The Manchester College
  2. 2. Press Compaints Commission (PCC) <ul><li>An independent self-regulatory body which deals with complaints about the editorial content of newspapers and magazines and their websites </li></ul>
  3. 3. Office of Communications (Ofcom) <ul><li>The communications regulator; regulates television and radio, fixed line telecoms and mobiles, plus the airwaves over which wireless devices operate </li></ul>
  4. 4. Department of Culture, Media and Sport <ul><li>Department of the United Kingdom government, with responsibility for culture and sport in England, and some aspects of the media throughout the whole UK e.g. broadcasting. </li></ul><ul><li>It also has responsibility for the creative industries (some joint with Department for Business, Innovation and Skills) and tourism in England. </li></ul>
  5. 5. BBC Trust <ul><li>Governing body of the British Broadcasting Corporation. </li></ul><ul><li>It is operationally independent of BBC management and external bodies, and aims to act in the best interests of licence fee payers. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Department for Business, Enterprise and Regularity (BERR) <ul><li>The Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR) was a government department. </li></ul><ul><li>The department was created on 28 June 2007 on the disbanding of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), and was itself disbanded on 6 June 2009 on the creation of the: </li></ul><ul><li>Department for Business, Innovation and Skills </li></ul>
  7. 7. Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) <ul><li>Self-regulatory organisation of the advertising industry. </li></ul><ul><li>Non-statutory organisation and so cannot interpret or enforce legislation. </li></ul><ul><li>Code of advertising practice broadly reflects legislation in many instances. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Mechanical-Copyright Protection Society (MCPS) <ul><li>The Mechanical-Copyright Protection Society (MCPS) are an organisation who pay royalties to composers, songwriters and music publishers when the music they have created is sold. </li></ul><ul><li>This includes sales of the music alone such as CDs and downloads, and also products which use the music as a part of their soundtrack, such as films and computer games. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Performing Rights Society (PRS) <ul><li>When a piece of music is registered with PRS for Music it will allow a songwriter, composer or publisher to begin earning money when it is used. </li></ul><ul><li>10 million pieces of music. </li></ul><ul><li>This could be when music is used on a radio station, a TV programme or advert or any business using music they’ve created such as shops and offices. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Phonographic Performance Limited (PPL) <ul><li>Music licensing company which licenses recorded music and music videos for public performance, broadcast and new media use </li></ul><ul><li>The income generated is then allocated and paid to their record company and performer members, often referred to as royalties or revenue payments </li></ul>
  11. 11. British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) <ul><li>Non-governmental organisation, funded by the film industry </li></ul><ul><li>Responsible for the national classification of films </li></ul><ul><li>It has a statutory requirement to classify videos, DVDs and some video games under the Video Recordings Act 2010 </li></ul>
  12. 12. Task <ul><li>In pairs: </li></ul><ul><li>Answer the following questions based on a regulatory body: </li></ul><ul><li>Which media sectors does it regulate? </li></ul><ul><li>How does it enforce its regulatory powers? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the consequences of not adhering to the regulators rules and codes of practice? </li></ul><ul><li>(Every pair should have a different body and present their answers back to the class) </li></ul>
  13. 13. Workshop <ul><li>Choose a regulatory body to focus on for your presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Start researching your presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Start planning your presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations are to take place w/c 29 November (after your placement) </li></ul><ul><li>Rachel will instruct you further… </li></ul>
  14. 14. Media Industries Presentation <ul><li>You have been asked to give a fifteen minute presentation as an industry professional to a group of new entrants on one of the following regulatory bodies: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>• Press Complaints Commission (PCC) </li></ul><ul><li>• Ofcom </li></ul><ul><li>• Department of Culture, Media and Sport </li></ul><ul><li>• BBC Trust </li></ul><ul><li>• Department for Business, Enterprise and Regularity (BERR) </li></ul><ul><li>• Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) </li></ul><ul><li>• Mechanical Copyright Protection Society (MCPS) </li></ul><ul><li>• Performing Right Society (PRS) </li></ul><ul><li>• Phonographic Performance Limited (PPL) </li></ul><ul><li>• British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>The presentation should include a visual projection such as a PowerPoint Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>You should include your own information and research, which should be referenced. </li></ul><ul><li>You should also provide your own analysis and interpretation of the regulatory bodies remit and activities based on your industry experience. </li></ul>