With expert insights on the challenging task of crafting inclusive, competitive, and culturally diverse European media and communications policy, this collection confronts issues unique to the current era of convergence. Displaying how the media and the information communications technology sectors have begun to converge, this carefully researched study considers how previously distinct policies set in place to oversee each are overlapping to create significant problems for public authority. Addressing such questions as How can policy keep up with current developments in a converging information society? and How can all interests be taken into account when the value chains are being transformed? this thoughtful account makes it clear that it is necessary to fundamentally reconsider existing legal and policy frameworks.