The CEO of Sweden’s Public Broadcating Corporation (SVT), Eva Hamilton, on Benefits of Expanding Ties Between Content Industry and the State in the Digital Age
Being the CEO of a broadcasting company, I have come to realize that a big part of my professional life has to be devoted to distribution, be it cable, satellite, terrestrial or the Internet. Distribution is a complex question. It is about technology, economy, politics and very much
about ideology. Or to be even more precise, it is about democracy and the right for all citizens regardless of age, education and income, to obtain information via television and via the Internet. This essay focuses on distribution via the Internet, the fastest growing of all forms of distribution
of media. In it, I will highlight four issues: coyright, spectrum policy, network neutrality and media policy.